Guide to the John Sullivan Letter, May 4, 1790
Collection number: MS 29
About John Sullivan
John Sullivan (1740-1795) was a Revolutionary War general, Statesman, and President of New Hampshire 1786-1789.
About the John Sullivan Letter
A one page letter May 4, 1790 to Nicholas Gilman, [Exeter, N.H.?] in which John Sullivan, governor of New Hampshire, supports the assumption of state debts by the federal government. [Gilman openly opposed it.] Sullivan, who simultaneously served as judge for the U.S. District Court of New Hampshire, also thanks Gilman for expediting his salary payment. Accompanied by a typewritten transcript of the letter.
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John Sullivan Letter, May 4, 1790, MS 29, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Source unknown, May 14, 1987 (Accession number: 86103)