Archive Record

Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2011.036.030
Collection Crutchfield letters Collection
Description A letter written from John H. Lumpkin in Washington City to Thomas Crutchfield, his father-in-law. Lumpkin informs Crutchfield of the current happenings in Congress and briefly mentions the war with Mexico. He also expresses current apathy at his job in Congress and the thought that he might resign from public office to seek a more private life.
The back of the letter contains a brief abstract of the contents inscribed by Lumpkin.
Date 1846
Dates of Creation December 6, 1846
Extent of Description 7.90" x 7.77", 2 pages
Additional File Click here to view the transcription.
Accession number 2011.036