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John Page (1743-1808), Rosewell, Gloucester county, Virginia to St. George Tucker, 1794 August 1

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 15
Identifier: id242586

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Sending butter to Williamsburg. Letters can be sent by Sally Nelson, Bracken's boat or Lee's mill. Heard of brother's (Thomas Tudor Tucker) safe arrival in Charleston. Wishes members as good as he could take places of Fisher Ames of Mass., Theodore Sedgwick of Mass., Samuel Dexter of Mass., Uriah Tracy of Conn. and Zephaniah Swift of Conn. Thinks their re-election would be highway to destruction or revolution. Eleazer Oswald published pamphlet and papers of the Democratic societies in his paper (Independent Gazetteer), Phil.,? (Alexander) Hamilton and friends dread Democratic societies. Members of Congress making bold attack on societies by speeches in H. of R. Persons alluded to will crush every opposition to their systems. Congratulates French army on success and chastisement of Duke of York. Sent Tucker's pamphlets by Hugh? Nelson. Delivered oration to about 50 citizens at Yorktown? courthouse on July 4th. Will submit it to Tucker before publishing it.


  • Creation: 1794 August 1


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From the Collection: 124.00 Linear Feet

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