Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers 1676-1801 1764-1800 Wedderburn, Alexander papers

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Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers, Wedderburn, Alexander papers, 1676-1801, 1764-1800

Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers 1676-1801 1764-1800 Wedderburn, Alexander papers

The Alexander Wedderburn papers contain correspondence, documents, notes, and writings pertaining to Anglo-American relations during the late 18th century. The papers include items about the Boston Tea Party, the American Revolution, and claims brought under the 1794 Treaty of Amity (Jay Treaty).

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Hammond, George, 1763-1853

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