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Adams, John (1735-1826) to Arthur St. Clair re: acknowledging salute of a frontier cavalry troop

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07848 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Quincy Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1798/09/02 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President, Frontiers and Exploration, Military History, Cavalry, Northwest Territory, Westward Expansion, Vice President

Sub Era: The Early Republic