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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to William Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00380 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph note signed Date: 15 July 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 10 x 15 cm.

Requests that his brother pay ten dollars to Thomas Henley or order that amount withdrawn. A note from Henley on the bottom indicates that the money should be paid to Samuel Conant and the docket identifies the note as an "Order in favor of Mr. Conant."

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