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Monroe, James (1758-1831) to Thomas Rutter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00043.06 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Letter signed Date: 13 November 1816 Pagination: 1 p. 34 x 20 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00043.06 Author/Creator: Monroe, James (1758-1831) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Letter signed Date: 13 November 1816 Pagination: 1 p. 34 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Secretary of State Monroe asks the marshal of Maryland for details of the cases against Joseph Hollingsworth, William Ellicott Jr. and Sr., Thomas Hartley, Levi Hartley, Samuel Hartley Jr., Seneca Parry. These men were Quakers who had refused to bear arms and been arrested, and consequently petitioned for a for presidential pardon.

People: Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Hollingsworth, Joseph
Hartley, Thomas
Hartley, Levi
Hartley Jr, Samuel
Parry, Seneca
Ellicott, William, Jr.
Ellicott, William, Sr.
Avery, John
Sedgwick, Theodore
Lyman, Samuel

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ReligionQuakersLawPardonPresidentMilitary History

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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