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America as an Asylum to the Oppressed of Europe

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
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Date September 17, 1794
Author Name John Jay (primary) Location: London
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary John Jay reflects on the war, discord, and oppression he witnesses while in London and hopes that America might become an asylum to the oppressed peoples of the world.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; John Jay; Rochefoucauld Liancourt; oppressed; national assembly of France; ;
Related Places France; London; Europe; ;
Keywords war; discord; oppression; domination; asylum; evils; National Assembly of France; rank and character; Providence; French Revolution; ;
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