Preliminary Guide to the Gales & Seaton Records, 1811-1868
Collection contains the business papers of Joseph Gales, Jr., and William W. Seaton, editors of the National Intelligencer. Correspondence pertains to subscriptions, advertising, announcements and letters to the editors. Some prominent names appear in the subscription correspondence. Of particular interest are fifty-six transcripts of Congressional speeches, resolutions, and motions. These were presented for publication and are marked for editing. Among the authors of the manuscripts are Henry Clay, James K. Polk, Martin Van Buren, and Daniel Webster. Many are signed. Part of the Harry L. and Mary K. Dalton Collection.
- Gales & Seaton Records, 1811-1868
- Gales & Seaton
- 1 Linear Foot, 297 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
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Publishers of the National Intelligencer in Washington, D.C.
- Gales & Seaton.
- United States.--Congress--History--19th century.
- Gales, Joseph, 1786-1860.
- Seaton, William Winston, 1785-1866.
- Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
- Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849.
- Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
- Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
- National intelligencer, Washington, D.C.
- Publishers and publishing--United States--Correspondence.
[Identification of item], Gales & Seaton Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff
Completed May 5, 1999
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