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James Monroe, Richmond, Va., to John Francis Mercer, Governor of Maryland?, n.p., October 20, 1802

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Author: Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Issued Date: 1802-10-20
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/24684
Citation: James Monroe Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: Encloses a copy of his communication relativeto the Gabriel slave conspiracy of 1800; tells of measures adopted by the legislature as a result of it; assures him that he will command his unreserved confidence in the future on this topic or any other; mentions the case of the Norfolk alderman and the British consul in sending a man charged with mutiny on the Hermione to the West Indies; hopes to meet him this winter; plans to resume practise of law when his term as governor expires; says he owes money but it takes courage to engage in the business having been away from it so long; adds "You know I have industry and perserverance"; sends regards to "Mrs. Mercer & your family"; assures him of his friendship; adds postscript that he rejoices at the success of republicanism in "your state."
License: Acknowledgement of William & Mary Libraries, Special Collections Research Center as a source is requested.http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/Acknowledgement of William & Mary Libraries, Special Collections Research Center as a source is requested.

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