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Collection Reference Number GLC01780
From Archive Folder Letters to Thomas W. Ward 
Title Thomas J. Rusk to Thomas W. Ward regarding the location of a seat of government and settlement of the "archive war"
Date 23 September 1843
Author Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson) (1803-1857)  
Recipient Ward, Thomas W. (Thomas William)  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Written to Ward, Commissioner of the General Land Office. Rusk looks forward to a settlement of the archive war and the question of a capital.
Subjects Texas  American West  Rebellion  Mobs and Riots  Government and Civics  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  
People Rusk, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson) (1803-1857)  Ward, Thomas W. (Thomas William) (1807-1872)  
Place written Nacogdoches, Texas
Theme The Mexican War; Foreign Affairs; Westward Expansion; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859