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Letter, 1845 August 20, Robert Tyler, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Alexander Gardiner, New York, N.Y.

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Author: Tyler, Robert, 1816-1877
Abstract: Defends his father and himself against an article written in the New York Herald accusing them of trying to thwart Polk and his administration; suggests that the author of the article was paid; "The ex-President has never uttered a word, I am sure, about Mr. Polk good, bad or indifferent and does not give the subject of Politics a thought now that the Texas question is settled. After much toil and sacrifice for his country...have only tortured and reviled him, he has retured, I hope forever, into the quiet and dignity of private life...He has a sweet and blooming wife, a sufficient fortune, a beautiful estate...moreover he scarcely ever opens a newspaper..."; list of Tyler's accomplishments as President; "He needs but on thing more,...the justice of his country; inquires as to publishing a rebuttal. Autograph Letter Signed Including NwsCl of New York Herald, 2 August, 1845. 1 page
Issued Date: 1845-08-20
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/20674
Citation: Tyler Family Papers. Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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