Draft of letter, 1789 August 18, New York, N.Y. to George Phillips, Middletown, Conn.

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Huntington, Benjamin, 1736-1800. Draft of letter, 1789 August 18, New York, N.Y. to George Phillips, Middletown, Conn.

Draft of letter, 1789 August 18, New York, N.Y. to George Phillips, Middletown, Conn.

Explains factors considered in not choosing Middletown as the location of the Federal District Court.

3 p. ; 32 x 20 cm.

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