Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc.

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Date June 20, 1800
Author Name Winthrop Sargent (primary) Location: Mississippi Territory
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Respecting his alleged "unapproachability" Sargent protests that no planter in the territory has been more courteous or more accessible than he. He is unhappy that the President is elbowing his friend Colonel Pickering out of his place as Secretary of State.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Winthrop Sargent; General Knox; Bingham; James O'Hara; Mr. McEwan; Mr. McEwen; Cato West; Congress; William C. C. Claiborne; Coxe; Thomas Terry Davis; John Adams; Federalists; Colonel Pickering; poppy hunter; John Marshall; Timothy Pickering; Mrs. Hodgdon; Mrs. Sargent; ;
Related Places Mississippi Territory; New Orleans; ;
Keywords account; bonds; deeds; falsehoods; courtesy; politics; letting the cat out of the bag; stationary; ;
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