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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04803
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0097] October-December 1790 
Title Abraham Ogden to Samuel Ogden about politics
Date 20 December 1790
Author Ogden, Abraham (1723-1790)  
Recipient Ogden, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Abraham Ogden writes his brother Samuel to show his surprise at "Mr. Hockton's Resignation" from an office he held. Abraham Ogden believes that maybe it was due to his desire to involve himself in New Jersey politics. Abraham Ogden declares that it would be "impolitick in me to hold an Office."
Subjects Politics  Government and Civics  Office Seeker  
People Ogden, Abraham (1723-1790)  Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810)  
Place written Newark, New Jersey
Theme Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859