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Sophronia, fl. 1769-1770 to Catharine Macaulay

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01797.03 Author/Creator: Sophronia, fl. 1769-1770 Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 March 1770 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31 x 19 cm. Order a Copy

Praises men sympathetic to patriotic cause. Informs Macaulay that John Adams authored "Dissertations on the Canon & Feudal Laws" and encourages her to start correspondence with him.

Macaulay, Catharine, 1731-1791
Sophronia, fl. 1769-1770
Adams, John, 1735-1826

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