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A letter from William C. Preston to Miss. Silsbee. Reference to a satire by Alexander Pope. February, 1835.
Senate Chamber Dear Miss Silsbee It is so agreeable to me to obey a command from you; & so flattering to put my name where it will occasionally recall me to your memory that I venture to record it hence even at the hazard of suggesting to the reader of your Album these lines of Pope Pretty in amber to behold the forms of straws or sticks or flies or grubs or worm the things we know are neither rich nor rare but wonder how the devil they got there Wm. C. Preston Feby 1835
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Silsbee, William C. Preston, Alexander Pope, Febuary 1835, 1835
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Preston, William C. Senator, "Letter from William C. Preston to Miss Silsbee, 1835." (1835). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 215.
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