Henry Tazewell Papers
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Typescripts of letters, 1795-1798, from Henry Tazewell of "Kingsmill," James City County, Va. while in Philadelphia, Pa. serving as United States senator to Richard Cocke, Shoal Bay, near Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, Va. reporting on activities of Congress. In particular, Tazewell refers to relations between France and the United States, the Alien and Sedition Acts and the banking situation.
- Creation: circa 1939
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English