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Report on Elections, Russia

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CollectionHuntington Library: James McHenry Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 1, 1796
Author Name William Vans Murray (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Murray is addressing the current standings in an election; he goes on to discuss the character of society, and savage and refined nations. He also seems to allude to Russia, mentioning Peter and other czars.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Document is difficult to read.
Content Notes Possible first mention of Russian-American Company;
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; William Murray; Talbot; Hindman; Wright; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; Ringold; savages; Czar; Tsar Paul I; Indians; Wolcott; Czar Peter; ;
Related Places Delaware; ;
Keywords elections; policy; society; character; glory; black paper; civilizing; ;
Key Phrases "the worthy number of the red rose;"

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