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Smith, Albert (1763-1823) to Aaron Hobart

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06313.04.036 Author/Creator: Smith, Albert (1763-1823) Place Written: Providence, Rhode Island Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 April 1814 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket : 23.8 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Shares his views with Hobart on "the nomination of my [Albert Smith] successor as Collector," Mr. Cary. Asks Hobart to inform his successor, whoever it ends up being, of the Revenue Department's instructions and everything else that pertains to the office. Smith was earlier accused of stealing $20,000 in public funds (see GLC06313.034)

Background Information:

People: Smith, Albert, 1763-1823
Hobart, Aaron, 1787-1858
Warren, Henry
Mitchell, Judge
Dana, Samuel, 1767-1835
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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