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1 Title:   John Forsyth papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Forsyth, John, 1780-1841  
  Dates:   1824-1839  
The collection consists of correspondence from John Forsyth executing his duties as Secretary of State: dated December 30, 1834, to "Consul of the United States at Port Au Prince," concerning a leave of absence for a consul in Haiti; dated July 6, 1838, "Thomas Jefferson Smith, appointed Consul of the United States for the Port of Cette, France;" dated October 19, 1839, "Hoyt, Collector of Customs, New York," authorizing payment to "George Grismold" as a share of claims made against the Dutch government. Other items included in the collection are autographs and sentiments from Forsyth, a legal document attesting to a constituent's residency in Georgia, and a third person letter to Gales & Seaton in Washington, D.C., asking them to make a correction to their reporting of his participation in a U.S. House of Representatives debate.
  Identifier:   ms3453  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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