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Letter signed William Phillips, Colonel Carters House, to Governor Jefferson, June 18, 1779

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Identifier: D04474

Title: Letter signed William Phillips, Colonel Carters House, to Governor Jefferson, June 18, 1779

Description: States that he laments losing Jefferson as a neighbor to the Virginia government, and requests that the "Troops of Convention" be put under Jefferson's protection. Includes Jefferson's reply, in which he indicates that he would be happy to see Phillips, and states the "great cause which divides our countries is not to be decided by individual animosities. The harmony of private societies cannot weaken national efforts…"

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1779-06-18

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Phillips, William

Subjects: Politics and government
Armed Forces
Revolution, 1775-1783

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