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Letters of James Madison, 1772-1775.

Author: James Madison; William Bradford
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Seven letters, 1772-1775, from James Madison to William Bradford, discuss Bradford's education, literature, the Boston Tea Party, religious tolerance and freedom in Virginia, hostilities between Native Americans and colonists, the possibility that war between the U.S. and Great Britain may be avoided, H.H. Brackenridge's poetry, raising a force to defend Virginia against invasion, and Moses Allen.
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Genre/Form: Letters (correspondence)
Named Person: Moses Allen; H H Brackenridge; John Murray Dunmore, Earl of; Logan; John William Wallace
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: James Madison; William Bradford
OCLC Number: 34931259
Notes: The letters were hand-copied by John William Wallace in 1844.
Description: 1 v.

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Seven letters, 1772-1775, from James Madison to William Bradford, discuss Bradford's education, literature, the Boston Tea Party, religious tolerance and freedom in Virginia, hostilities between Native Americans and colonists, the possibility that war between the U.S. and Great Britain may be avoided, H.H. Brackenridge's poetry, raising a force to defend Virginia against invasion, and Moses Allen.

Madison also compares civilization in Virginia and Philadelphia, Pa., and gives an excerpt of chief Logan's speech to Lord Dunmore, regarding the colonists' treatment of the Shawnee.

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