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Lee, Michael (fl. 1773-1774) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00113 Author/Creator: Lee, Michael (fl. 1773-1774) Place Written: Dartmouth, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 January 1774 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 21.4 cm. x 14.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Orders Harwood's translation of the New Testament and asks that it be sent with the binding of the "Master Key to Popery."

People: Lee, Michael, fl. 1773-1774
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingMerchants and TradeCommerceReligionArtisansCatholicism

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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