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John Chambers Letters,1815-1844

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Title

John Chambers Letters

Date

1815-1844

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], John Chambers Letters, 1815-1844, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

4 items

Scope and Content

Lawyer, Kentucky state legislator, U.S. congressman and governor of the Iowa Territory, 1841-1845. His letters discuss politics, Whig Party activities; Henry Clay; his wish to be removed as governor of Iowa; experiments with silkworms; Oliver Hazard Perry; and family news

Subjects

  • Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
  • Iowa-- History-- Sources.
  • Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1817-1864.
  • Whig Party (U.S.)-- History-- Sources.

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