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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Jeremiah Wadsworth

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03354 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 November 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.8 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to Colonel Wadsworth regarding a loan Wadsworth and Robert Morris are arranging with Congress. Declares that Mr. [possibly Rufus] King will have explained everything, hopefully to Wadsworth's satisfaction. Wadsworth will receive a letter from the Board of Treasury and the terms of the proposed contracts. Knox has already showed the information to Mr. Morris, and he will be getting a letter as well. If Morris agrees to the terms, "it will be absolutely necessary for you to repair to Philadelphia, in order to make your private arrangements with each other." Hopes he is able to make the trip without much difficulty. Refer to GLC02437.03357 for a related document.

People: Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
King, Rufus, 1755-1827
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceContinental CongressCongressGovernment and CivicsContractRebellionMobs and RiotsShays' RebellionMilitary History

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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