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To James Madison from Hugh McMillen, 4 March 1809 (Abstract)

§ From Hugh McMillen

4 March 1809, New Boston, New Hampshire. Has invented a system of medicine that will cure soldiers and sailors “of all camp sicknesses” and seeks a government subsidy to manufacture and bottle his medicines. “I hope if I have done no other good by writing this letter it will be pleasing to your phylanthropick mind to be informed of the thriving of us[e]ful arts in our land so as to prevent the necessity of borrowing.”

RC (DLC). 3 pp. Docketed by JM.

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