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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) to Anthony Collamore re: pensions for Revolutionary War veterans' widows

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06933 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Washington Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1839/03/06 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Letter of Adams, with conjugate leaf (p. 3) containing clerical "Copy of Mr. Edward's letter to Hon. J.Q. Adams." Docketed p. 4. (Text loss on page 1 to center lower left affecting some words.)

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Military History, President, Soldier's Pay, Pensions, Women's History, Marriage

Sub Era: Age of Jackson