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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1794
|Alexander Addison to David Redick regarding the punishment of those involved in the Whiskey Rebellion
|25 March 1794
|Addison, Alexander (1759-1807)
|Correspondence; Legal document
|Judge Addison discusses punishing those involved in the Whiskey Rebellion who have signed submission papers. Contends, in regard to whether the offenders should be tried in federal or state court, that "our common view is...to have a specifick declaration of the will of government if the people of this country can now be united as the agents of publick justice."
|Alcohol Government and Civics Law Mobs and Riots Taxes or Taxation Finance Economics
|Addison, Alexander (1759-1807) Redick, David (fl. 1794)
|Government & Politics; Law; Merchants & Commerce; Banking & Economics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859