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Collection Reference Number GLC01946.48
From Archive Folder Collection of letters written by and to Daniel Webster 
Title Daniel Webster to James William Paige regarding political papers
Date 5 February 1851
Author Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)  
Recipient Paige, James William  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Sends papers to his brother-in-law, including his famous Plymouth Oration (also entitled "First Settlement of New England") delivered in Plymouth, Massachusetts on 22 December 1820. Informs Paige that the papers were refined by New York Representative Edward Curtis. Reports that former Massachusetts Representative Edward Everett agreed to superintend the publication of the papers. States that his previous clerk, State Department employee George Abbot, intends to assist Everett with the publication.
Subjects Literature and Language Arts  Printing  Immigration and Migration  
People Webster, Daniel (1782-1852)  Paige, James William (fl. 1824-1852)  Abbot, George (fl. 1851-1859)  Curtis, Edward (1801-1856)  Everett, Edward (1794-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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