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Letter, 1806 March 1, Groton, [?] to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Lamb, Lucy en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:50:09Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:50:09Z
dc.date.issued 1806-03-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15366
dc.description.abstract Has heard Jefferson said her late husband's mission [to Algiers] failed not for lack of application but for lack of money; he had always served his country; in freighting business in last war he redeemed countrymen from captivity; under commission from Congress he fitted out a privateer and captured a British ship; brought warlike horses into Boston; refused opportunity of changing L25,000 continental money into British gold; lost his wealth; unfortunate mission to Algiers; failed seven times in trying to get a hearing before Congress; put his affairs into hands of Benjamin Huntington who proved treacherous; Mr. Lamb supposed a sum due him from Congress; she has lost papers; asks relief from Congress or President; previous letter to him lost. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1806 March 1, Groton, [?] to Thomas Jefferson, n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 40 T79
dcterms.isPartOf Tucker-Coleman Papers

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