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Political culture -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to Dr. [Basil G.] Middleton (London), 1796 January 15

 Item — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents

Rush writes most likely to Dr. Basil G. Middleton, (c. 1740-1818), a former surgeon with Virginia forces in the Revolutionary War, now living in London. Rush discusses personal and medical matters, touching on College of Philadelphia medical school classes and enrollment, and comments on the unconcluded treaty with England and the American political system.

Dates: 1796 January 15

Benjamin Rush (Philadelphia) letter to W. Jones [Dr. Walter Jones] (n. p.), 1811 February 12

 Item — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents

Rush congratulates Jones on his decision to leave Congress, and records his own regrets regarding public service, with particular regard to the funding system and the banks. He now believes American citizens "unfit for and undeserving of liberty."

Dates: 1811 February 12