Dorchester, Jan. 15, 1822 : Dear Sir, Having for the first time in my life, become a petitioner, and to the government of which you are a member, not for a favor, but justice, which justice the Secretary of war feels himself precluded, by the rules of the department and proceedings had in my case, from rendering me ...

Stetson, Amasa, 1769-1844
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  • Letter addressed to members of Congress, presenting a claim against the government for sums advanced in 1812-1813, when Stetson was Deputy Commissary of Purchases.
  • Title from opening lines of text.
  • Signed (p. 20): "A. Stetson."
  • Sabin no. 91368.
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