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Merrill, Hezekiah (1752-1802) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00173 Author/Creator: Merrill, Hezekiah (1752-1802) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 August 1774 Pagination: 1p.+addr.+docket. 29.4 cm. x 18.6 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00173 Author/Creator: Merrill, Hezekiah (1752-1802) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 August 1774 Pagination: 1p.+addr.+docket. 29.4 cm. x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Wants to know if Knox knows of any bills available for purchase, and if so, at what price.

People: Merrill, Hezekiah, 1752-1802
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Bank of the USFinanceBanking

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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