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Letter, 1809 January 24, Boston, [Massachusetts] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p.

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Author: Lovell, James, 1737-1814
Abstract: Wrote to his political Secretary of Treasury on 17th [Jan.]; now presents himself as a critic of literature and morals; offers some sketches from "A Bundle of Facts and Anecdotes"; relates anecdote showing why a brother-officer was suddenly disabled by loss of staff of his official support; only person inimical to him was privy-counsellor; a letter was in mail before he could get at same mail by postmeridian information; thus was created and spread a report that no custom house was in operation here; this he learned by a letter from friend Whipple of Portsmouth dated Saturday 21st [Jan.].
Issued Date: 1809-01-21
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15382
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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