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McClure, David (1748-1820) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00032 Author/Creator: McClure, David (1748-1820) Place Written: Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 February 1773 Pagination: 1p. + addr. + docket 30.1 cm. x 17.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes about his good health and safe return from Indian country. Mentions that he has not received a letter from Knox. Asks Knox to "convey the inclos'd by some safe Conveyance," possibly in reference to a book order. M'Clure sent Knox a letter from Fort Pitt on 20 August 1772, (see GLC02437.00015) indicating that he was going to serve as missionary to the Delaware Indians in a town on the Muskingum River in Ohio. M'Clure spells his name Maccluer.

People: McClure, David, 1748-1820
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingTravelMedical HistoryhealthFrontiers and ExplorationAmerican Indian HistoryReligion

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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