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William T. Barry letter to Roger M. Sherman : autograph manuscript signed, 1832 July 2

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Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen

Title

William T. Barry letter to Roger M. Sherman : autograph manuscript signed

Date

1832 July 2

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS007 : [identification of item], William T. Barry letter to Roger M. Sherman : autograph manuscript signed, 1832 July 2, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.01 Cubic feet

Biography/History

William T. Barry (1785-1835) was born in Virginia and grew up in Kentucky. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1807; the U.S. House of Representatives, 1810-1811; the U.S. Senate, 1814-1816; the Kentucky Senate, 1817-1821; sixth Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1820-1824; Secretary of State of Kentucky, 1824-1825; and, as U.S. Postmaster General, 1829-1835.

Scope and Content

Postmaster General Barry writes to Sherman, son of Connecticut Signer-Framer Roger Sherman, that he will investigate the delay of a letter sent to Sherman.

Subjects

  • Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Inc..
  • Sherman, Roger M., (Roger Minott), 1773-1884

Collection Inventory

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