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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.154
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title Abraham Holmes to Aaron Hobart discussing the Bankruptcy Bill and other political issues
Date 15 February 1822
Author Holmes, Abraham R. (1754-1839)  
Recipient Hobart, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the bankruptcy bill, which Holmes opposes. Also discusses a proposed amendment to the Massachusetts Constitution limiting the number of senators from each locale, as well as pending state taxation and election bills, and an amendment to the pauper law.
Subjects American Statesmen  Politics  Government and Civics  Congress  Finance  Debt  Law  State Constitution  Election  Poverty  Taxes or Taxation  
People Holmes, Abraham R. (1754-1839)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Abraham R. Holmes was the father of Charles J. Holmes (see GLC06313.148).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859