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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.139
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title Albert Smith to Aaron Hobart expressing his support for the Bankruptcy Bill and discussing other news
Date 18 January 1822
Author Smith, Albert (1793-1867)  
Recipient Hobart, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Expresses his support of the Bankruptcy Bill before Congress. Indicates that he has "seen its benefits in all countries except New England." Notes his hope that John Quincy Adams becomes the next president. Notes the coldness of the winter and the happiness of Mr. Winslow's family with the news of his imminent arrival. Indicates that there is a lot of discussion about the death of the widow of Captain William Church, who left a six thousand dollar inheritance to two sisters. Relates family news about his own family and others.
Subjects American Statesmen  Politics  Government and Civics  Congress  Estate  Death  Finance  Debt  Law  Election  President  Women's History  
People Smith, Albert (1793-1867)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)  
Place written Hanover, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Children & Family; Women in American History; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859