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The Clay memorial, or, The domestic and public life of Henry Clay with an account of his last sickness, death, and funeral obsequies by H. B. Skinner

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Published by [s.n.] in Boston .
Written in English


  • Death and burial,
  • Biography,
  • Statesmen

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDomestic and public life of Henry Clay, Henry Clay
Statementby H.B. Skinner
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25266237M

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Henry Clay was born in Virginia on Ap His family was relatively prosperous for their area, but in later years the legend arose that Clay grew up in extreme poverty. Clay's father died when Henry was four years old, and his mother remarried. The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation is a c3 nonprofit which owns and operates Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate. The Foundation's mission is to promote the legacy of Henry Clay, to share his continued relevance locally and nationally as a great statesman and to preserve his beloved "Ashland" as a testament to his love of Kentucky and country.   Henry Clay () was a statesman who represented Kentucky in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate and served as . Henry Clay Sr. (Ap – J ) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives, served as seventh speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and served as the ninth U.S. secretary of en: 11, including Thomas, Henry, James, John.

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