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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to William Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00206 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Danvers, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 October 1775 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 18.6 cm. x 13.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Seeks a response to an earlier inquiry about finding a strong horse for an acquaintance (see GLC02437.00205). Indicates that he will leave for Newbury today and hopes for better luck collecting monies there. Asks William to entertain a man named Mr. Davis "in the best manner the house can afford." Notes that he received the letter from James Rivington William forwarded. Claims that he plans to get William a commission before returning to Worcester (see GLC02437.00203). Lucy Knox was staying in Worcester.

Full Transcript: "we shall go to Newbury to Day where I hope to meet with better luck in collecting monies than I have done hitherto ... I shall endeavor to settle your matter ...with respect to the Commission before I return to Worcester."See More

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Knox, William, 1756-1795

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryTransportationFinanceLetter of Introduction or RecommendationContinental Army

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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