AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, FROM MASSACHUSETTS CONGRESSMAN GEORGE GRINNELL, JR., TO VIRGINIA CONGRESSMAN HENRY WISE, MAY 3, 1838, REGARDING THE RECENT GRAVES-CILLEY DUEL. WISE WAS GRAVES'S SECOND AT THE DUEL. GRINNELL ADVISES THAT REVEREND CALEB S. HENRY, AN EDITOR OF THE 'NEW YORK REVIEW', PLANS AN ESSAY REBUTTING "THE INFAMOUS ARTICLE" PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS THE "MARTYRDOM OF CILLEY," IN THE MARCH 1838 ISSUE OF 'U.S. MAGAZINE AND DEMOCRATIC REVIEW.' REV. HENRY, GRINNELL SAYS, SPOKE "IN TERMS OF INDIGNANT DENUNCIATION OF THE ARTICLE." GRINNELL ASKS WISE TO SEND HENRY A COPY OF THE 'DEMOCRATIC REVIEW' ARTICLE, AND A SUMMARY OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REPORT ON THE DUEL

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