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Lowell, John (1743-1802) Copy of Robert Morris speech re: price of peace & cost of maintaining it

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01526 Author/Creator: Lowell, John (1743-1802) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 1777/09/01-1780/03/18 Pagination: 6 p. + docket 34 x 22 cm

Summary of Content: Lowell's copy of Morris' 1783 budget speech detailing estimates for the army, navy, foreign affairs, etc. noting that by focusing on naval strength, "the enemy will be convinced of the impracticality of subduing us." With a one page table listing the depreciation of the Continental dollar.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryEconomicsFinanceCoins and CurrencyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyNavyMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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