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Presidents--United States--Election--1840

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Joshua Thompson Letter

Identifier: SC 00016
Scope and Contents This consists of one letter addressed to Joshua Tompson of Edgefield District, South Carolina, and is signed by his cousin Joe. The letter was written while Joe was aboard a ship called the "Republic" in Charleston, South Carolina. In the letter, he references the high heat in Charleston, and solicits a visit from his cousin. He also makes reference to wanting to discuss the presidential election and comments on the slaves in Charleston.