Letters, 1800-1816, to Alexander James Dallas.

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Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839. Letters, 1800-1816, to Alexander James Dallas.

Letters, 1800-1816, to Alexander James Dallas.

Principal topics include U.S. and Pennsylvania political and government affairs, especially personalities and factional feuds within the Democratic party; Cooper's conviction under the Sedition Act in 1800 and the legal proceedings following his removal from the bench in 1811; various government and academic posts Cooper considered applying for; matters of academic politics; advice to Dallas, the new secretary of the Treasury, on financial policy; the Second Bank of the United States; legal and medical cases; scientific experiments; military engineering; and Cooper's own books and other reading. Persons and bodies discussed include: John Binns, John C. Calhoun, John Redman Coxe, Joseph Dennie, John Syng Dorsey, William Duane, William John Duane, Robert Hare, Joseph Hopkinson, Thomas Jefferson, Daniel Levy, Michael Lieb, James Madison, Adam Seybert, Simon Snyder, Joseph Swift, and James Woodhouse, the Second Bank of the United States, Albany Medical College, Dickinson College, Transylvania College, the U.S. Military Academy, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Virginia.

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