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John Taylor's Disunion Sentiment in Congress in 1794

John Taylor's Disunion Sentiment in Congress in 1794

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23 pp., facsimile of the original manuscript letter laid in.

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Taylor, John. DISUNION SENTIMENT IN CONGRESS IN 1794 A CONFIDENTIAL MEMORANDUM HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED WRITTEN BY JOHN TAYLOR OF CAROLINE, SENATOR FROM VIRGINIA, FOR JAMES MADISON Edited, With an Introduction by Gaillard Hunt. Washington, D.C.: W. H. Lowdermilk and Co., 1905. 23 pp., facsimile of the original manuscript letter laid in.

Quarto. First edition. Limited to 300 numbered copies of which this is no. 113.. Original printed wrappers, minor chipping to edges. A very good copy. In this confidential dispatch Taylor warns Madison of his fear that a design to break up the Union was being formed by Oliver Ellsworth, Rufus King, and other anti-Federalists. HAYNES: VIRGINIANA, 181376.

 

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