Patriots Quitting the Wheel of Government, Etc.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Date December 4, 1800
Author Name Joseph Williams (primary) Location: Springfield
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary In addition to a discussion of business matters, Williams laments the resignation of men he considers Patriots from the central government, including Oliver Wolcott, Jr. from the post of Secretary of the Treasury.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Joseph Williams; Jonathan Jackson; Colonel Stevenson; Secretary of the Navy; Oliver Wolcott Jr; Mr. Lyman; ;
Related Places Springfield; Boston; Concord; New York; ;
Keywords post notes; balance due; expenditure; armory; warrant; clothing; quartermasters stores; powder; duplicate recepit; resignation; ;
Key Phrases It is painful to see our best approved Patriots quitting the wheel of government at this critical moment.
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