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Letter signed and judicial review concerning the case of Alexander McLeod [Decimalized .01-.02]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01512 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Letter signed Date: 1841 Pagination: 2 items

People: Fox, Henry Stephen, 1791-1846
McLeod, Alexander, fl. 1841
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLawCriminals and OutlawsPresidentCanadaBoundary or Property Dispute

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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