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Rivington, James (1724-1802) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02296 Author/Creator: Rivington, James (1724-1802) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 July 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 19.2 x 18.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Rivington, the New York printer and bookseller, signs in text. Mentions Knox's previous request for a copy of Adam Smith's "Wealth of Nations." Forwards his only copy, which Knox can keep or return. The 2 volumes cost £2.5 sterling. Says no advance on them is requested.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralEconomicsLiterature and Language ArtsBook SellingCommerceMerchants and TradeFinance

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