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Matters before the Court and Local Politics

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CollectionHuntington Library: James McHenry Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 22, 1796
Author Name James Winchester (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary James Winchester writes from Baltimore regarding a court case, and General Smith's conduct, which opposes the sense of his constituents. He writes of political matters and treaties without making direct reference to what they are. Refers to someone who must go out because they cannot stand another election.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; James Winchester; merchants; traders; Congress; Colonel Howard; Colonel Swan; Mr. Riddell; General Smith; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Baltimore;
Keywords election; petition; ;
Key Phrases Washington's Peace; Randophian faction; Altho making a treaty is not a legislative function it is not strictly an executive power-they depend on Contract and their obligation is the Consequence of good faith.

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