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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

John Tyler Letter, 1847



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Title: John Tyler letter
Dates: 1847
Abstract: The collection consists of a letter from John Tyler, United States President, to Brantz Mayer, writer, historian, and ex-secretary of the United States legation in Mexico, relating to the annexation of Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01481
Extent: 1 item
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

John Tyler, Jr. (1790–1862) was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of a predecessor (William Henry Harrison). The most significant and famous accomplishment of his term of office was the annexation of Texas in 1845.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter from John Tyler, United States President, to Brantz Mayer, writer, historian, and ex-secretary of the United States legation in Mexico, relating to the annexation of Texas, the current war with Mexico, and Great Britain's role in Texas-Mexico relations.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Subjects
Annexation
Places
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Tyler Letter, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2H106 [SRH1230007990] Letter from President John Tyler to Brantz Mayer, 1847

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