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Letter, 1803 February 18, n.p., to [Benjamin Hawkins], n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: End of a letter to Benj. Hawkins - Mentions the health and locations of Mr. Madison, Mr. Giles, Browse Trist, and Mrs. Trist; learned Hawins has gout; surprised he got gout from Indians, but is "a security for good health otherwise"; [For full letter, see Ford, "The Works of Thomas Jefferson," IX, pp. 445-449]. Also bears five letters, 1803 February 25, 1803 February 27, 1803 February 27, 1803 April 9, 1803 April 19, of [Thomas Jefferson], to [Governors of States], [Benjamin Smith] Barton, Governor [William H.] Harrison, Dr. [Joseph] Priestly, [Ed]ward Dowse, concerning state militias, the expedition of Meriwether Lewis to the Missouri Territory, the future of the Native American tribes, his views on Socrates and the Christian system, and commentary on a sermon which he believes is not as good as Dr. Priestly's.
Issued Date: 1803-02-18
Subjects: Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15394
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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