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Letter from Noah Webster to James Madison, Hartford, Connecticut (1784)

Source: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, The James Madison Papers, 1723-1836: Noah Webster to James Madison, July 5, 1784, with Enclosure Advertising Stith's History of Virginia (1784) Series 1, Reel 2.

Letter from Noah Webster to James Madison, Hartford, Connecticut (1784), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Wanted            Smith's History of Virginia
& some works containing the Charters,
Constitutions, ancient Laws of the
State - Also any Pamphlets or papers
that throw light upon the Settlement
& progress of the State to the Revolution.
If any Gentleman in that State will,
in the course of the present year, collect
bookes & authentic papers upon this sub-
ject & inform the Subscriber where they be
obtained, shall be liberally & gratefully
rewarded by one who wishes to improve
such a collection for public purposes.

                                    Noah Webster

PS. A Letter conveyed under cover to the
Postmaster of N[ew] York addressed to me, will
be immediately communicated.

                              N Webster.


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