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Collection Reference Number GLC00879
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1790 
Title An act for the relief of Nathaniel Twining
Date 1 July 1790
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Additional authors United States. Congress (1st, 2rd session : 1790-1791)
Document Type Government document
Content Description Signed by Jefferson as Secretary of State. Congress relieves Twining due to his "failure in neglecting to transport the mail between Charleston and Savannah" from September 1787 through January 1788. Authorized by Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Vice President John Adams; and President George Washington.
Subjects President  Post Office  Law  Congress  Government and Civics  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  Muhlenberg, Frederick Augustus Conrad (1750-1801)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Creating a New Government; The Presidency; Law
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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