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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: a law case, English news and political opinions

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.033 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 December 1767 Pagination: 1 p. 20 x 16 cm

People: Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803
Madison, James, Sr., 1723-1801

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PoliticsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLawFinanceElectionTaxes or TaxationHolidays and Celebrations

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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