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Letter, 1850 February 19, John Tyler, Sherwood Forest, Virginia to J.M. Porter

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Author: Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Abstract: Thanks him for sending speeches and documents from Harrisburg; devotes energies to the improvement of his lands who have deteroriated due to "injudicious husbandry" for 200 years; mentions additions to his family of two boys and a girl; has been "no idle drone since I parted with politics and the politicians"; fears that destruction will be wrought by "ambitious and unpricipled demagogues" but hopes "sound wisdom and patriotism in the country...[will] baffle all evil designs." Autograph Letter Signed.
Issued Date: 1850-02-19
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20577
Citation: Tyler Family Papers. Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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