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Benjamin W. (Benjamin Winslow) Dudley Letter, 7 Jan. 1834

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Benjamin W. (Benjamin Winslow) Dudley Letter


7 Jan. 1834


The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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[Identification of item], Benjamin W. (Benjamin Winslow) Dudley Letter, 7 Jan. 1834, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Surgeon and chairman of anatomy and surgery at Transylvania University in Lexington (Ky.). Dudley admonishes Leslie Combs for his unsuccessful campaign against the Democratic party and notes that he was pleased to hear that Combs was defeated as speaker of the house of the Kentucky General Assembly and as a Lexington (Ky.) councilman. He also criticizes his brother's participation in the Democratic Party and wishes that "any Jacksonite" will live "to witness the curses" of their policies. Card file in repository


  • Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881.
  • Kentucky.-- General Assembly.
  • Kentucky-- Politics and government-- 1792-1865.

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