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Boudinot, Elias (1740-1821) to Jacob Burnett re: Jefferson inaugural, Napoleonic wars

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05242 Author/Creator: Boudinot, Elias (1740-1821) Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1801/04/25 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Burnett, J., fl. 1789.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: American Statesmen, President, Inauguration, Inaugural Address, Presidential Speeches & Proclamations, Military History, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison