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Maintaints Defensive Action with France; Interaction of Martin and Peckin

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James view image
MicrofilmJames McHenry Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date August 24, 1798
Author Name James Ash (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Refers to an earlier request for a copy of the American Encyclopedia. Refers to judicious determination to maintain defensive position with regards to France. Fears threat of a civil war which would undo all theory of union of country and government. Writes of interaction between Mr. Martin and Mr. Peckin, a Native American printer, contrasting the two as Christian democracy vs. anarchy. Speaks of presidential election process. Makes note of service to Gen. Washington
Document Format Autograph Letter
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; James Ash; French; Mr. Martin; Mr. Peckin; Native American; Mr. Winchester; Gallatin; George Washington;
Related Places Philadelphia;
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