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Letter from John Breckinridge to John Coborn, 7 November 1798

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Writes that he has some resolutions prepared on the unconstitutional laws of Congress that he will offer in the House tomorrow. Hopes they will go down. Whether passed or not they will be printed due to the "political truths they contain." Returned…

Letter from Henry Clay to William Wilkins, 18 January 1812

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Letter from Henry Clay to William Wilkins anticipating the War of 1812 before the end of the session in Congress, discussing raising money for military force, and appointing officers for said milita.

Report of the committee appointed on the tenth ultimo, of the memorial of the legislature of Kentucky, 19 March 1806

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Denies the request of the Kentucky legislature for aid in opening a canal to avoid the rapids of the Ohio river.

Congressional Resolution, 3 July 1788

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A Congressional resolution dated 3 July 1788, stating that the district of Kentucky should be made into a "sovereign and independent state."

Correspondence between George Nicholas the Honorable Robert G. Harper, 1799

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Correspondence between George Nicholas, Esq. of Kentucky, and the Hon. Robert G. Harper, member of Congress from the district of 96, state of South Carolina.

Letter from John Sevier to Arthur Campbell, 16 February 1782

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Sevier relates his opinion of the western country to Arthur Campbell, and discusses Congress wanting to send for representatives from the western country.

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 7 October 1789 [Letter Incomplete]

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Tardiveau expresses his upset at not receiving frequent letters from his friends, and wants to know if they want to hear from him less. Talks of troubles regarding politics in his region. States that they're still waiting on Governor St. Clair to…

Letter, 13 February 1811

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Correspondence discussing authorship of a bill before Congress for arming and disciplining the militia of the U. S. in 1811.