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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1798 April 13
Inclusive dates
1798 April 13
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 13 April 1798, from Abram Trigg (1750-1826) in the United States House of Representatives, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Colonel John Preston (1764-1827) of Montgomery County, Virginia enclosing dispatches [not included] concerning relations with France. He informs Preston that Congress is working on regulations to increase taxes, possibly a land tax. Some of the potential funds might be spent on the Navy
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Abram Trigg was born in Bedford County, Virginia, in 1750. He served as a captain in the Montgomery militia during the American Revolution and was later promoted to colonel, then general of the Virginia militia. A lawyer, Trigg was elected clerk and judge of Montgomery County. He represented Montgomery County in the Virginia Ratification Convention in 1788, and served in the United States House of Representatives from 1797 to 1809. Trigg moved to Franklin County, Tennessee, in 1813. He and his wife Susannah Ingles Trigg had at least eight children. Family history records that Trigg died in 1826 in Franklin County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Cassidy, H. E.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000487745
Reproduction note
Photographic copies.
Type of unit
leaves.

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