CALL FAMILY PAPERS - Box: 1 Folder: 5 Item: 2

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  • Letter, December 4, 1848, J. McCants, Monticello, Florida, to Governor William D. Moseley, 1 p., conveying to him from the ''Society for the building of the Washington Monument'' a piece of the cornerstone of the monument, ''prepared in a suitable manner by the Delegation [from Florida], encased in a box of live oak formerly a part of the United States Frigate Constitution celebrated in the Naval History of the United States. And I am instructed by the Delegation to turn the box and its contents over to you as Governor of the State to be disposed of according to the direction of the proper authorities . . .''

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  • Correspondence, 1848-1857