One-page manuscript letter, dated 5 November 1835, from Joseph Nourse to Nathan Towson, member of the National Monument Society

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One-page manuscript letter, dated 5 November 1835, from Joseph Nourse to Nathan Towson, member of the National Monument Society

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One-page manuscript letter, dated 5 November 1835, from Joseph Nourse to Nathan Towson, member of the National Monument Society
Date:
November 5, 1835

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Content Description: 

A one-page manuscript letter, dated 5 November 1835, from Joseph Nourse to Nathan Towson, member of the National Monument Society, wherein Joseph Nourse seeks the appointment as representative to the Agency of South Carolina. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs. The letter reads: "Near George Town 5 Nov. 1835 / To Genl. N. Towson / Dear Sir, / Permit me to address you as one of the Members of the National Monument / Society - My Name being before the Board / as an Applicant for the Agency of South / Carolina, nothing but a confidence in my self / of usefulness in the grand undertaking woud / have induced me to have come forward on this / Occasion-- I wou'd as far as is consistent / request your countenance therein at the / next meeting of the Board-- / Shoud an appointment take place in my favor, I shoud take with me, a / suitable Deputy-- As the matter is now / before the Board permit me to say -- that after / due consideration, I would not yield to any / person in usefulness to the Board for the State / of SC Dr. Sir, with much respect / Your obt. Servt. / Joseph Nourse"

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Location:
2715 Q St. NW,District Of Columbia,Washington,20007
Identifier:
2007.231

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