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A Post in the Administration of the General Government

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionSouth Caroliniana Collection: Robert Goodloe Harper view image
MicrofilmMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date April 15, 1789
Author Name Benjamin Lincoln (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Lincoln expresses interest in a position in the general government and also comments on the tension between the states and the central government within the federal system.
Document Format Draft Fragment
Document Notes Largely illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Benjamin Lincoln; Congress; ;
Related Places Boston; New York; ;
Keywords post in the administration of the general government; influence of the several states; appointment; influence of the president; retrograde motion; compromise; sad event; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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