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Letter, 1822 November 10, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia], to John Campbell, Richmond, Virginia.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Had never heard until Campbell's letter that the laurels which Col. Campbell won in the Battle of Kings Mountain were ever questioned; what Campbell heard was from an old man's lapse of memory; Col. Campbell's descendants can rest on the pillow of his renown; Received a letter at the same time from William C. Preston; writing so slow and painful he asks Campbell to please show this to Preston.
Issued Date: 1822-11-10
Subjects: Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860
Campbell, William, 1745-1781
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15385
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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