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Unknown, Charlottesville, Virginia, to unknown, 1843 December 16

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131939

Scope and Contents

States his decision to sell during the latter part of January as his correspondence with Anderson has proven unproductive; relates a message from Mr. White explaining that he had not written earlier due to his illness; discusses some financial arrangements made with "Godwin at the Bank;" asks what will be done with the "General Ticket members" - hopes "that you may all act so as to uphold the Constitution and laws;" discusses a congressman's right to hold his seat; debates the power of the state to interpret federal law in its own manner; questions the trade off between obeying the law and seceding from the Union. 4 pp. Incomplete.

Dates

  • 1843 December 16

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English

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Extent

From the Collection: 6.00 Linear Feet : 17th and early 18th century materials are photocopies.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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