1798.030: Letters of Curtius.

Published: 1798

Full Title: The letters of Curtius. Addressed to General Marshall.

Author: Thomson, John (1776-99).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 40 pgs.; 16 cm. (8vo).


Four letters with an addenda critiquing John Marshall's support of the Adams administration, particularly its foreign policy and the Alien & Sedition Acts. Originally published in the Virginia Argus in November and December 1798. Imprint lacks authorial credit; Pleasants identified author in an April 1799 obituary: "John Thompson, author of Curtius' Letters, which originally appeared in the Virginia Argus, died March 25, 1799, aged 23 years."

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