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A Letter to a member of Congress on the subject of a British war

A Letter to a member of Congress on the subject of a British war

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Published by Printed by John Carter in Providence, [R.I.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Causes,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- France,
  • France -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 19645
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14996280M

    Congressional Assistance. Home» Resources» Congressional Assistance. Grievances: Congressional Assistance. Every member of the military has the right to communicate individually with any member of Congress for any reason. Though service members may be told otherwise, commands cannot limit this right or require prior notice or approval. Two series of letters that have been described as “the wellsprings of nearly all ensuing debate on the limits of governmental power in the United States” are collected in this volume. The writings include Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania - the “farmer” being the gifted and courageous statesman John Dickinson and Letters from the. How to Address a Letter to a Member of Parliament Addressing a letter to a member of Parliament is much like addressing any professional business letter, regardless of country. Check the Parliament website for the proper name and title of the MP you wish to address. A country's Parliament website will note if any special titles apply to an MP.


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