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Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03330 Author/Creator: Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 November 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he cannot remain any longer in New York. "Mr. Morris.s [sic] departure without finishing any thing has made it impossible for me to complete the business I came on. You may conclude the business with Mr. Rob Morris and consider me bound to perform as fully as if present my selfe" (referring to the sum of money Wadsworth and Morris are planning to loan to Congress; see GLC02437.03323). Adds that he does not know anything about Mr. Morris's opinions on the concerns of a Mr. Russel, but hopes that Knox will also attend to that issue.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceGovernment and CivicsContinental CongressCongressRebellionMobs and RiotsShays' Rebellion

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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