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Catalog Number 1929.035.010k
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Handwritten letter of introduction written by Lewis Cass, and addressed to Martin Van Buren, regarding James Witherell.

"Detroit Dec. 18, 1823

My dear sir,

Mr. Witherell, the bearer of this letter, has requested an introduction to you. I give it to him with much felt [...], because his character, and conduct and acquirements have attached me to him, and because wherever he may form acquaintances, he will be valued and esteemed.

I am, my dear sir,
with [...] and
ever yours,
Lewis Cass"
Date 1823
People Cass, Lewis
Van Buren, Martin
Witherell, James W.
Extent of Description 8"x 10"
Collection Biographical
Search Terms Introductions
Presidents