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Smith, Albert (1763-1823) to Aaron Hobart

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06313.04.035 Author/Creator: Smith, Albert (1763-1823) Place Written: Providence, Rhode Island Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 April 1814 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket : 23.8 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Albert Smith has sent the papers by Albert (his son) with his signature and would like Hobart to finish them and mail "them in a neat package" by Monday. The papers were in regard to Smith being replaced as a "collector," probably of taxes. He was earlier accused of stealing $20,000 in public funds (see GLC06313.034)

Background Information:

People: Smith, Albert, 1763-1823
Hobart, Aaron, 1787-1858
Smith, Albert Mrs
Hobart, Maria

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: CrimeForgery and FraudLawTaxes or TaxationGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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