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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.125
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title Albert Smith to Aaron Hobart regarding the country's finances and current affairs
Date 28 December 1821
Author Smith, Albert (1793-1867)  
Recipient Hobart, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description States that he is "pleas'd with a view of the finances of our country, & am confident they will improve progressively." Notes that Mr. Winslow is in Columbus, and that there was some "excitement & rumours as to his movements in his business in the north." Mentions the death of J. Wing, Deacon Brooks, and Thomas Stirson, but notes that the people of the area are generally in good health. On religion, he writes: "your Minister in Holy things makes a dash now & then (at what he calls Infidells) & then smooths all over with a plaister."
Subjects American Statesmen  Politics  Government and Civics  Congress  Finance  Economics  Death  Health and Medical  Religion  
People Smith, Albert (1793-1867)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  Brooks, Deacon (fl. 1821)  Stirson, Thomas (fl. 1821)  
Place written Hanover, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Religion; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859