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James Monroe, Washington, D. C. to SGT

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dc.contributor.author Monroe, James, 1758-1831
dc.date.accessioned 2022-01-14T16:35:56Z
dc.date.available 2022-01-14T16:35:56Z
dc.date.issued 1815-03-26
dc.identifier.citation Tucker-Coleman Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10288/25766
dc.language eng
dc.subject.lcsh Monroe, James, 1758-1831--Correspondence
dc.subject.lcsh Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827--Correspondence
dc.title James Monroe, Washington, D. C. to SGT
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence)
dc.contributor.correspondent Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 40 T79
dc.identifier.collectionId JMO_357
dcterms.description Tucker's communication last autumn to the president concerning sale by British officers in West Indies of slaves taken from fellow citizens has caused trouble. Self published fact. Opposition in England, abolition society and continental powers objecting and annoying the ministry. Admiral Cochrane at St. Mary's asks for proof. Government in unpleasant dilemma. Government can give evidence in possession at time of letter only and claim motive for not pursuing investigation had been erased by peace; second method to procure all evidence to establish the truth. Either answer will be turned against government. Asks Tucker to procure all evidence possible. This comes by Mr. Shaler, a special investigator. Acknowledges kind attention of his brother (Thomas Tudor Tucker) in recent illness.
dcterms.description Tucker-Coleman Papers, Series 1 Correspondence, Box 34, Folder 2
dcterms.isPartOf Tucker-Coleman Papers
dcterms.isPartOf World of James Monroe Online
dcterms.rights https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
dcterms.type Text

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