DAWSON, John, 1762-1814


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College of William & Mary
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library
Williamsburg, VA
Papers: 1802, 2 pages.
A letter from John Dawson to Fulwar Skipwith written on September 19, 1802. In the letter, John Dawson congratulates Fulwar Skipwith on his marriage. Other topics covered are the abuse of the Jefferson administration by the federal newspapers; Pennsylvania, the South and the West’s alignment with the administration; and elections in New Jersey, New York, Vermont, and Rhode Island.


James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library
Fredericksburg, VA
Papers: In the James Monroe Papers, 1780-1804, 14 items.
These papers concern James Monroe’s law practice in Richmond and Fredericksburg, Virginia. Correspondents include John Dawson

Papers: In the James Monroe Papers, 1785-1831, 95 items.
These papers concern James Monoe’s tenure as minister to France. Correspondents include John Dawson.

Papers: In the James Monroe Papers, 1792-1797, 5 items.
These papers concern Alexander Hamilton. Included in these papers is a letter from John Dawson to James Monroe about the Reynolds affair and the quarrel with Alexander Hamilton.