Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813 -- Correspondence in subject [X]
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1 Title:   Yazoo Land Fraud document  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813  
  Dates:   1795 March 3, 1795 July 28  
The collection consists of two documents related to the Yazoo Land Fraud. The first piece, dated March 3, 1795, is the enrolled copy of the congressional resolution authorizing "that the President of the United States be, and hereby is requested to give directions to the Attorney General, to collect, digest, report to the next Congress, the Charters, treaties and other documents relative to, and explanatory of the title to the land situate in the south-western parts of the United States, and claimed by certain companies, under a law of the State of Georgia...". Accompanying it is a manuscript circular letter dated July 28, 1795, signed by Edmund Randolph as Secretary of State to Thomas Pinckney, Minister Plenipotentiary in London discussing the resolution.
  Identifier:   ms1457  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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