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David Ramsay wrote from Charleston, South Carolina to John Kean in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ramsay discussed debts incurred during the American Revolution and Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton’s, plan. Ramsay praised Kean’s letter to Congress regarding Revolutionary War debt and mentioned an excerpt was published anonymously in a newspaper. Ramsay also mentioned that a French Frigate brought official dispatches of a formal declaration of war against England.
David M. Ramsay (1749-1815)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Charleston, South Carolina
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Ramsay, David. David Ramsay to John Kean, April 8, 1793. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/525
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