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Adams, John (1735-1826) To: Gov. William Plumer.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00639.02 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Quincy, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 January 1813 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: New York State, party and sectionalism.

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Plumer, William, 1759-1850.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, France, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Journalism, Taxes or Taxation, Finance, American Indian History, Diplomacy, Religion, Immigration and Migration, Literature and Language Arts, Federalists, Politics, Government and Civics, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison