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Letter, 1805 August 20, Wadesboro, North Carolina to Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia].

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dc.contributor.author Prout, Joshua en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:50:21Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:50:21Z
dc.date.issued 1805-08-20 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/10288/15381
dc.description.abstract Price of lands should be lowered so a larger group of citizens could purchase them; would also induce industrious foreigners to come; suggests purchase of East and West Florida; perhaps Messrs [James] Monroe and [Charles] Pinckney are already so instructed; at close of War a Land Office was opened in this state for exchange of officers' and soldiers' certificates for land in Tennessee; his father-in-law, Col. Wade, took 3,000 acres on north side of Tennessee river; it proved to be in Indian territory; hopes Congress will take some action; refers him to Archibald Henderson and W.B. Gro[ves] for references; can say nothing in favor of their member [of Congress: Duncan McFarlane]; not elected by majority of votes, but by an error in the conduct of electors. 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 Monroe, James, 1758-1831 en_US
dc.subject Pinckney, Charles, 1757-1824 en_US
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1805 August 20, Wadesboro, North Carolina to Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia]. 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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