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Title:[Letter] [18]28 Dec. 23, Nashville, [TN] [to] John Cocke, Washington, [D.C.] / [illegible] : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: December 23, 1828
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter to John Cocke dated December 23, 1828. The writer is in favor of the US developing a permanent navy. The writer's opinion is that the people in a republican country (as far as keeping their personal freedoms) are safer because of their navy than they would be from an army. He is also concerned about protecting valuable ports from blockade.
Collection:John Cocke Papers V-J-3

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