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13 December 1799. Leven Powell, Philadelphia, Pa., to Burr Powell, Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia.

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Author: Powell, Leven, 1737-1810
Abstract: Comments on Congress and its character at the present session; mention of the Dutch Germans? being in opposition to the centrality of the federal government?, and Virginia hoping to set other states against the "general government"; has not found out yet about militia laws in all of the states with regard to Quakers, but does know that in Rhode Island, they pay $2.00/yr. for exemption... Also including ANS from Leven Powell, Philadelphia, Pa., to Burr Powell, Middleburg, Va., 17 December 1799, reporting the death of "the great and good" George Washington, and the rumor from France that the Duke of York and his Army are prisoners of war.
Issued Date: 1799-12-13
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/23195
Citation: Leven Powell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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