Rivington, James (1724-1802) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00062 Author/Creator: Rivington, James (1724-1802) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 May 1773 Pagination: 2p. +addr.+docket. 33.7 cm. x 20.5 cm.
Explains that during a visit with Col. Oliver, Mr. Quincy, and Mr. Williams, Knox's name came up as a potential business contact in Boston. Proposes to have Knox advertise some medicine and books that Rivington would like to sell. An inventory of the items appears on the second page.
Rivington was a bookseller, printer, and journalist who came to America in 1760.
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