Letter, 1819 May 6.


Taylor, James. Letter, 1819 May 6.

Letter, 1819 May 6.

Written by James Taylor, New York, to Col. O'Connor, U. S. Army, Paris, the letter includes comments on New York state and national politics, particularly organization of the Stephen H. Long Expedition, President James Monroe's tour of the southern states, and a public argument between Winfield Scott and Andrew Jackson involving New York governor DeWitt Clinton.

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