Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Mr. Wilson
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03140 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 May 1785 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.3 x 19 cm.
Encloses Catharine Macaulay's proposals regarding a subscription for her history (possibly referring to her book, A History of England from the Accession of James I to the Elevation of the House of Hanover). Writes, "If you could induce any Gentleman to take this matter under his immediate patronage and make personal applications, more subscribers might be obtained than in any other way. By pursuing this method I obtained three hundred subscribers in one day."
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