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This handwritten letter, written in script and dated December 27, 1847, from H. Hinch in St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch in New Haven, Illinois discusses a recent trip to the ""Big City"" where General Taylor had just arrived, seeing General Taylor, and thoughts on him running for president. The writer goes on discuss the desire to come for a visit, the weather, and news of their friends.
Taylor, Gen. Zachary (1784-1850)
St. Francisville, LA
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection, Letters, Hinch Family, St. Francisville, Louisiana, to Ben Hinch, New Haven, Illinois Re Zachary Taylor, Hatred towards Black People, Cholera and Yellow Fever, 1847-1854
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