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Washington, George (1732-1799) to John Dickinson, et al.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.100 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: United States Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 August 1795 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: [Memorial re Jay's Treaty] Answers Dickinson's current inquiry regarding a memorial with an enclosure previously sent to the Selectmen of Boston (not included).

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Full Transcript: United States 14th Augt. 1795.
John Dickinson, James Tilton, Caesar Rodney, Robert Coram, Jacob Broom Archibald Alexander, John James, Joseph Warne and Isaac Starr Esqr.

Gentlemen,

The proceedings of a meeting ...in Wilmington, as [inserted: contained in a Memorial] signed by you, & dated the 8th. instt, I have received.-
As the answer, which I have given on a similar occasion to the Selectmen of Boston is applicable to that Memorial; I think it proper to transmit a copy thereof to you.
With due respect
I am - Gentleman
Your Most Obedt.
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People: Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808
Tilton, James, 1745-1822
Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus)., 1772-1824
Coram, Robert, 1761-1796
Broom, Jacob, 1752-1810
Alexander, Archibald, 1772-1851
James, John, fl. 1795
Warne, Joseph, 1748-1798
Starr, Isaac, ca. 1727-1811

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Jay's TreatyTreatyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPoliticsGovernment and CivicsPresidentDiplomacy

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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