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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to James Rivington

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02379 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 August 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.1 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Thanks Rivington for the copy of Smith's "Wealth of Nations" that he sent. Knox signed in text. See GLC02437.02296 for Rivington's original note.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Rivington, James, 1724-1802

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralBook SellingCommerceMerchants and TradeEconomicsLiterature and Language Arts

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