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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: hopes for the evacuation of New York, capitol

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.122 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 August 1783 Pagination: 2 p. 20 x 16 cm

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Summary of Content: Also discusses the powers of Congress and need to define them. Suggests that a day may come when the junction of the Ohio and the Mississippi might be a central location for a capital.

People: Madison, James, Sr. 1723-1801
Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryPresidentWashington, D.C.Continental CongressLawGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyArticles of ConfederationUS ConstitutionGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary History

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