Letters : Richmond, to Col. William H. Brodnax, Hicksford [Greensville County, Virginia], 1824-1827.

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Mason, John Y. Letters : Richmond, to Col. William H. Brodnax, Hicksford [Greensville County, Virginia], 1824-1827.

Letters : Richmond, to Col. William H. Brodnax, Hicksford [Greensville County, Virginia], 1824-1827.

John Y. Mason writes to William H. Brodnax on a variety of legislative and political topics. He comments on: Thomas Jefferson's indebtedness and possible loss of Monticello, lotteries to generate revenue, outcry against financial relief for the University of Virginia, support for Brodnax's election to council, roads and canals construction and tariff resolutions as unconstitutional, John Tyler's election as U.S. Senator, Walter Jones of Washington speaking before the Court of Appeals, bill modifying punishment of incestuous marriages, William B. Giles' speech, humorous story about George C. Dromgoole (Senator from Brunswick), and comparison of Alexander Smyth's and Robert B. Taylor's speeches.

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