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Collection Reference Number GLC06929
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1798 
Title Appointment of commissioner Elijah Brigham [c/s Pickering]
Date 29 August 1798
Author Adams, John (1735-1826)  
Additional authors Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829)
Document Type Government document
Content Description His appointment was "to provide for the valuation of land and dwelling houses, and the enumeration of slaves within the United States."
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Census  Slavery  African American History  
People Adams, John (1735-1826)  Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829)  Brigham, Elijah (1751-1816)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition; 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