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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to William Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03076 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 December 1784 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 33.8 x 21.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Expresses relief and joy regarding William's recent recovery from an episode of mental illness. Relates that he and his family plan to move from Dorchester to rent John Singleton Copley's house in Boston. Discusses family news, mentioning his children Lucy, Harry, Marcus, and Julia. Encloses a letter to a friend of his mother-in-law in London (letter not included).

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Knox, William, 1756-1795
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815
Flucker, Hannah, 1726-1785

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Mental HealthRevolutionary War GeneralChildren and FamilyLand TransactionArt, Music, Theater, and FilmHealth and Medical

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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