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Collection Reference Number GLC00982
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1794 
Title Alexander Addison to David Redick regarding the punishment of those involved in the Whiskey Rebellion
Date 25 March 1794
Author Addison, Alexander (1759-1807)  
Recipient Redick, David  
Document Type Correspondence; Legal document
Content Description 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 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."
Subjects Alcohol  Government and Civics  Law  Mobs and Riots  Taxes or Taxation  Finance  Economics  
People Addison, Alexander (1759-1807)  Redick, David (fl. 1794)  
Theme Government & Politics; Law; Merchants & Commerce; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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