Douglas MacArthur collection   1885-1983 (bulk 1917-1919)
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  1804 November 4. William Scales ALS to Thomas Jefferson; n.p.. (3 pages)
Condemns the Louisiana Purchase; "The people from whom you profess to receive your authority over them are like the owls, racoons, porcupines and Skunk…" Mentions the teachings of Locke, Newton, and Paine. Scales wishes to come and prove "all the charge, hereby delivered, and wave the whole country from that awfull deluge which is coming swiftly upon it, the way it is in..."