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Knox, William (1756-1795) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02160 Author/Creator: Knox, William (1756-1795) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 June 1783 Pagination: 3 p. : 22.4 x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses business in Europe and his hopes of expanding trade. Mentions the cost of labour in America as compared to that in Europe.

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarCommerceMerchants and TradeFinanceEconomicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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