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Letter, 1786 May 22, Baltimore, [Maryland], to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p.

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Author: McHenry, James, 1753-1816
Abstract: A letter of introduction for a French merchant who served in the American army during the Revolution as an officer; McHenry and others are working to establish universities in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Elk Ridge Landing to combat ignorance, "the greatest enemy to good laws and the duration of a republic."
Issued Date: 1786-05-22
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15007
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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