Papers of John Tyler
Mr. Gawalt showed some of the papers of John Tyler which are kept at the Library of Congress. Among the items shown were Tyler’s diary, correspondence with his wife and others, and a letter agreeing to sell a slave.
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- Gawalt, Gerard W. Specialist Library of Congress->American History
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