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James Monroe, Washington, D.C., to Lieutenant James Monroe, United States Artillery, New Orleans, La., November 25, 1816

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Author: Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Issued Date: 1816-11-25
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/24820
Citation: James Monroe Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: Details the advantages of furthering his education, especially if he is to make the military a career; explains the new purchase of a small farm, 325 acres in Albemarle Co., Va. about 7 miles from him, for his parents; has already stocked it, as well as providing furniture and slaves; the farm will go to his children upon the death of the President's brother but now, is costing him a great deal of money; explains why he has felt compelled to continue advising him, and chastises him for not "keeping company" with "high" people to whom he had introduced him, as opposed to "worthless women," living expensively, and drinking wine. Including TCy. Incomplete.
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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