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Chesapeake-Leopard Affair Letter by George Washington Campbell, 1808

Title
Chesapeake-Leopard Affair Letter by George Washington Campbell, 1808
ID
Mss. Acc. 2004.056
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Printed letter about the Chesapeake-Leopard affair, dated January 22, 1808 and written in Washington, D.C.  Letter is from G.W. Campbell to Isaiah Midkiff (?) of Rutledge, Tennessee and was franked by Campbell.  G.W. Campbell gives details about the Affair, the president's response and his opinion about the affair.
Creators
Campbell, George Washington (1769-1848)
Subjects
Chesapeake-Leopard Affair, 1807
Midkiff, Isaiah
United States--History, Naval
Genres
Letters (correspondence)
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
10/05/2004.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
purchase.
Preferred Citation
Chesapeake-Leopard Affair Letter by George Washington Campbell, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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