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United States vs James B. Watson, 1844-1847

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Summary:Letters and deposition relating to the case of Unites States vs James B. Watson. Records include 8 letters from James B. Watson to his mother, C. Watson, and sister, Marie A. Watson, dated June 28, July 21, August 25, November 10, and December 15, 1844, March 30, 1845, November 1, 1846, and April 4, 1847; letter from James Watson to William P. Preston, September 1, 1844; letter from Francis N. Fleming to Preston, September 13, 1844; letter from Miss Watson to Preston, November 6, 1844; 2 letters from C. Watson to Preston, April 22 and October 30, 1845; letter from Marie A. Watson to Preston, July 5, 1845; letter written in French from Stephanie Watson to C. Watson, September 5, 1844 with letter from C. Fleming to Preston on reverse side, September 30, 1844; copy of depositions of Alexander and Christiana Britton, August 17, 1844; draft of letter to President James K. Polk from Preston, October 19, 1847.
Creator:Preston, William P.
Watson, James B.
Watson, C.
Watson, Stephanie
Watson, Marie A.
Fleming, Francis N.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Baton Rouge
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Genre:Law & legal affairs
ArchivesUM location:Preston Family Papers
  • series 5
  • box 8
  • folder 32
  • oversizebox 9
  • accession 72-12
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Personal and Family Lives
War, Military
Women's Studies
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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