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Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01500 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 July 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 20 x 16.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Marked "private." Writes that he has sold a bill for Knox and that the matter is settled because it has been deposited. With Lincoln's free frank.

Full Transcript: [struck: War office] [inserted: Philadelphia] July 24 82

My dear friend I have sold your bill, and the matter will be settled for 5? have been deposited that I was under the necessity ...of [strikeout] mentioning the matter to you-I would not have done it had it been in my power to have [strikeout] settled the matter without
I am Sir with [illegible] esteem yours
B Lincoln
Gen Knox
[address leaf]
General Knox
B Lincoln
From General Lincoln
24 July 1782
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People: Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralFinanceBanking

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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