BUTLER, Thomas Belden, 1806-1873


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Connecticut Historical Society
Hartford, CT
Papers: 1850, 1 page.
A letter from Thomas Belden Butler to Gideon Tomlinson written on March 2, 1850. In the letter, Thomas Butler decries the influence of James Buchanan and Lewis Cass in the passage of territorial bills without any restriction of slavery; Daniel Webster’s aid has been sought but he has been entrapped by the South.