Letter to Ezekiel Webster and Autobiographical Excerpt
Letter to Ezekiel Webster (April 25, 1800)
This letter to Ezekiel reveals that the two corresponded frequently. Webster
praises Ezekiel's mental faculties as being superior to his, although history did
not bear this flattery out. Daniel also proceeds upon some brief political
commentary of Massachusetts politics, but then adds, "But an election of much greater importance than either of the above, will
demand our attention next September. The question will then be, whether John Adams, or Thom. Jefferson shall be
President of the United States."
Source: Dartmouth College Archives
Excerpt from Daniel's Autobiography
This excerpt from Webster's short autobiography details the decision made between
Daniel and Ezekiel that Ezekiel ought to get a College education as well. It is
indicative of the devotion Webster felt for his brother.
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