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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Lucy Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03290 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 August 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 22.6 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to his wife that since his last letter, which marked his arrival, he has been "diligently preparing for our jaunt." His travel party will consist of himself, his brother William Knox, the younger Mr. Isaac Winslow, and General Henry Jackson. They will set off Thursday (does not specify a destination). Remarks that all of their friends are being very kind, and at present he is at Mr. [Samuel] Breck's, while William is at Ingersoll's. Declares he will write again Thursday. Sends blessings to Lucy and the children.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Knox, William, 1756-1795
Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809
Winslow, Isaac, 1763-1806
Breck, Samuel, 1747-1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralTravelChildren and Family

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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