Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc.

Item

Type

Autograph Letter Signed

Title

Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc.

Description

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.

short description

Elbowing Pickering Out of His Place, Etc.

year created

1800

month created

06

day created

20

sent from location

Mississippi Territory

recipient

in image

notable person/group

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

notable location

Mississippi Territory
New Orleans

notable item/thing

account
bonds
deeds
falsehoods
courtesy
politics
letting the cat out of the bag
stationary

notable idea/issue

approachability

document number

1800062080101

page start

1

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Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (4 pages) ZQV15 (4 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B: 7
[view document] (4 pages) ZQV15a (4 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B: 7

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Winthrop Sargent Mississippi Territory [n/a]
Recipient Samuel Hodgdon [unknown] [n/a]