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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03126 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 April 1785 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 23.8 x 18 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03126 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 April 1785 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 23.8 x 18 cm.

Jackson, one of Knox's closest friends, encloses letters that arrived on a ship from London (letters not included). Reports that goods shipped by Knox's brother, William, on the Hero are consigned to Knox. Advises Knox to sell the goods as quickly as possible to avoid financial embarrassment, noting that Henry's wife, Lucy, agrees.

William Knox had been in charge of Knox's business affairs in London. While in London, William suffered from incapacitating mental illness.

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