Van Winkle, Peter Godwin (1808-1872). Letter 1842
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Title: Van Winkle, Peter Godwin (1808-1872). Letter
Creator: Van Winkle, Peter Godwin (1808-1872)
Inclusive dates: 1842

Extent: 2 items (1 folder)
Abstract:
Letter from 1842 authored by Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872) regarding business and political matters. Van Winkle was a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Contains original manuscript and typescript copy of a letter from Van Winkle, Parkersburg, to Charles P. Bailey, dated April 12, 1842, describing his opinions on imports and foreign debt, a tariff on foreign imports, a proposed national bank, internal improvements, and other subjects of political importance in the early forties.

Call number: A&M No.: 18
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection