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Copeland, Moses (fl. 1786-1807) to Henry Knox

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08001 Author/Creator: Copeland, Moses (fl. 1786-1807) Place Written: Warren, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 January 1806 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Writes that he understands a Republican coalition has prepared a petition to get him impeached. Explains that this coalition argues Copeland should be removed due to dishonest economic dealings, such as taking a bribe. Asks for Knox's help.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.
Copeland, Moses, fl. 1786-1807.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Corruption and Scandal, Government and Civics, Republican Party, Federalists, Politics, Impeachment, Petition, Finance

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison