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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Robert Morris

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03349 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 November 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.4 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that the Board of Treasury will write by the next post to comment on the "proposed contracts." Declares that he sincerely hopes "that nothing may occur to prevent the completion of this business, in a manner advantageous to the public and satisfactory to you and Mr Wadsworth." (Refers to a loan Morris and Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth are attempting to grant to Congress; see GLC02437.03330.)

Full Transcript: [draft]
New York 26 November 1786
My dear Sir
I am informed that the board of treasury will write to you by the next post on the subject of the proposed contracts
...I sincerely hope that nothing may occur to prevent the completion of this business, in a manner advantageous to the public and satisfactory to you and Mr Wadsworth.
I am dear sir
[struck: Y] with the greatest
respect your very
humble servant
H Knox

Robert Morris Esqr

[docket]
To Robert Morris Esqr
26 Novr 1786
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People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralContractFinanceMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsContinental CongressCongress

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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