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Title
Letter to John Wendell [Portsmouth, N. H.]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Wendell, John (Recipient)
Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XVII. The First Federal Administration

Dates / Origin
Place: Cambridge, Mass.
Date Created: 1802-01-04
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM9592-9822
Physical Description
A. L. S. 2 pp. 4o
Description
His very friendly letter of Dec. 11, delivered by Mr. Simpson who received it from Mr. Quincy, gave him great pleasure; thinks Wendell will be delighted with the President's message, in his opinion, the chef d'a'uvre of American politics; as regards Gallatin of whom he has no personal knowledge, cannot conceive that his being a foreigner was a reasonable objection to his appointment as a financier; no nation requires this officer to be a native; lauds Gallatin's character; instances the jealous federalists' approval of Alexander Hamilton's appointment to same position, Hamilton being not only a foreigner but, as is said, the natural child of a British major.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 278849
Calendar number: EM. 9714
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81401ee0-0028-0130-e822-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1802: Place
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Letter to John Wendell [Portsmouth, N. H.]