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Letter, 1809 January 26, n.p., to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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Author: Lowther, Henry
Abstract: Tories in New York have sold bills deriding Thomas Jefferson on streets; Lowther was arrested by Alderman Montania when he destroyed all bills sold by Bell; Bell sentenced to Bridewell; self freed; later sued, defended by states Attourney Richard Racker; fined $100; relates his military service in Jefferson Blues company and Democratic Blues company; lieutenant of former trained Buright instead of Lowther for commission; Burr and Lewis election occurred; after argument with the Buright colonel he left army and swore to do no private duty in state of New York; has a home in Delaware county, N.Y.; militia trying to fine him because he will not train; will support his country but must abide by his oath; wishes an answer.
Issued Date: 1809-01-26
Subjects: Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15337
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The Jefferson Project was funded by the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and the Delmas Foundation to enable Swem Library to scan its Jefferson items (documents by and to Jefferson).

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