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Scott, Winfield (fl. 1839-) to Hugh Brady

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08104.008 Author/Creator: Scott, Winfield (fl. 1839-) Place Written: Elizabethtown Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 October 1839 Pagination: 3 p. ; 20.7 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: expresses hope that United States will respect British North Americans

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CanadaGovernment and CivicsRebellionMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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