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Collection Reference Number GLC01946.13
From Archive Folder Collection of letters written by and to Daniel Webster 
Title Daniel Webster to James William Paige discussing his upcoming wedding
Date 5 December 1829
Author Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)  
Recipient Paige, James William  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Appears to be planning for his 12 December 1829 marriage to Caroline LeRoy. States that if Paige cannot attend the Saturday date, "a postponement will take place till Monday following." States that Paige should arrange passage on the ship, the "Ch: Livingstone," scheduled to leave Providence, Rhode Island, Thursday 10 December. Promises not to fix the wedding date until Paige arrives, and instructs him to come prepared to stay one week. Discusses whether or not he should take his daughter Julia Webster to Washington, D.C. after the occasion. States that Julia would be better off with Mrs. Searle, her schoolteacher in Boston, than in Washington.
Subjects Politics  Women's History  Marriage  Maritime  Transportation  Travel  Education  Washington, D.C.  Children and Family  Government and Civics  
People Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)  Paige, James William (fl. 1824-1852)  LeRoy, Caroline (1797-1882)  Webster, Julia (1818-1848)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Women in American History; Education; Children & Family; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Julia remained in Boston with her mother Grace's cousin, Eliza Buckminster Lee, following Grace's January 1828 death.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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