Letter from Washington Bennett to Alden Partridge, 17 August 1851.

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Description

Was unable to attend the convention of cadets as he was in the process of moving his family; believes the slave holding states will unite to withdraw from the union before too many years; railroads are expanding there in South Carolina and the price of cotton is high.

Creator

Bennett, Washington J., 1808-1874

Subject

Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854
Bennett, Washington J., 1808-1874
American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy
Norwich University - History - 19th century
Charleston (S.C.)
Norwich (Vt.)
Schools - Vermont
Reunions
Slavery
Secession
Cotton growing
Railroads

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