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Smith, Godfry (fl. 1774) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00147 Author/Creator: Smith, Godfry (fl. 1774) Place Written: Newburyport, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 May 1774 Pagination: 1p. addr. +docket. 31.3 cm. x 18.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Dr. Godfrey requests the London Magazine and medical magazines.

People: Smith, Godfry, fl. 1774
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: JournalismHealth and MedicalBook SellingMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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