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Adams, John (1735-1826) to Benjamin Rush re: politics, Francisco de Miranda's expedition

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07837 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Quincy Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1806/06/22 Pagination: 4 p. 29 x 40.9 cm

Background Information:

People: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813
Adams, John, 1735-1826

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentPoliticsGovernment and CivicsLatin and South AmericaRebellionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsVice President

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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