Oliver, Andrew (1731-1799) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00115 Author/Creator: Oliver, Andrew (1731-1799) Place Written: Newburyport, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 January 1774 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 20.3 cm. x 16.3 cm.
Inquires about the state of his book order, and the page missing from the Nautical Almanac for 1774, which he previously ordered (see GLC02437.00046 and GLC02437.00053). Reiterates that no one who uses the Nautical Almanac would purchase it with such important information missing. Oliver one of the founders of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Philosophical Society. He published an "Essay on Comets" the previous year.
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