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Jefferson on navigation of the Mississippi...

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August 13, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803 

* President Thomas Jefferson
* Mississippi River Navigation

Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues relating to the navigation of the Mississippi River. It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.
Mention of a  ship Hannah: "...seized...at Wilmington, N.C. for having received on board 7 negroes at Cape Francois and landed them at Savannah, Ga. for sale."
Four pages, minor archival mend near the top of page 2, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War