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Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02526 Author/Creator: Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note signed Date: 17 September 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 23 x 19.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Sends his respects to Knox. through a Mr. Darby , a former pupil of his from England.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLetter of Introduction or RecommendationGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLiterature and Language ArtsJournalism

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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