Open letter to Members of the General Assembly of Maryland

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  • Description
    Circular letter, dated Nov. 17, 1792, is addressed to the members of Maryland's General Assembly. The author is printed in caps as "CENSOR but is handsigned by "L. Chase" or "T. Chase." The author addresses his concerns in this 2-sided letter regarding a bill that is up for ratification. If passed, the bill will allow the state to force elected officials from office. The author argues this would be in direct violation of the federal constitution.
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    This item is in the public domain. Duke University Libraries kindly requests that any use of the item is properly cited.
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