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Title: Alexander Addison Papers
Collection Number: DAR.1925.06
Creator: Addison, Alexander, 1759-1807

Collection Dates: 1786-1803
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)

Language: English

Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence to Alexander Addison, the president judge of the Fifth District Court of Pennsylvania from 1791 to 1802. His correspondents include Hugh Henry Brackenridge, William Findley and Charles Nisbet. It also contains two letters written by Alexander Addison to Hugh Henry Brackenridge. The bulk of the correspondence discusses political events in the United States and Europe, particularly the Constitutional Convention, Jay and Pinckney Treaties, Indian wars, and the Whiskey Rebellion. The majority of the correspondence has typed transcriptions that are included within the files. Digital reproductions of the collection are available electronically by following the respective "Digitized Folder Contents" links within the finding aid.