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John Randolph of Roanoke Letter to Citizen James Brown

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00565

Scope and Contents

Letter from John Randolph, Bizarre, to Citizen [James Brown] about "the bearer...brings...Tobs..." and "Quasha brings Mr. Brown some Butter..."  He writes that  "...we are almost frozen to death, & if the weather continues as it is now, expect to hear that all the northern trade is embargoed - which will be very unfortunate for our Yankee brethren since they will have no stories to give us of French Piracy - Mr. Webster must then be dumb."  Dec 22, 1798.  He noted date as:  22d Decr. 22d Independence 2d Nivose 6th year F[rench] R[evolution]. ALS

Dates

  • 1798 December 22

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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Acquisition Information:

purchase

Related Materials:

Mss. 90 R15 John Randolph of Roanoke Papers
Title
Guide to the John Randolph of Roanoke Letter to Citizen James Brown
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2012-05-07
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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