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Matthew Lyon Letter
1811 May 12
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Matthew Lyon Letter, 1811 May 12, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Revolutionary War veteran, U.S. congressman from Vt. and Ky. Lyon writes to secretary of state James Monroe a fourteen page letter in which he congratulates him on his appointment, discusses political issues at length, expresses his disapproval of president James Madison, and asks that the government purchase the Indian lands in western Ky
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