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Secession at Yale  |  John C. Calhoun and Cassius Clay  |  Yale and the Confederacy  |  The Civil War and its Aftermath

The 19th Century: John C. Calhoun and Cassius Clay
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Calhoun to Jedediah Morse
As Secretary of War, Calhoun authorized Reverend Morse to enter the territories occupied by Native Americans and serve as a missionary and observer. Morse would later be given $10,000 to fund his work among the tribes.

John C. Calhoun to Jedediah Morse, February 7, 1820