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Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03363 Author/Creator: Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 December 1786 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 22.6 x 18.9 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03363 Author/Creator: Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 December 1786 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 22.6 x 18.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he received Knox's letter along with the letter from the Board of Treasury. Has written them back, and also written to Mr. [Robert] Morris to tell him he will come to New York to complete the paperwork if Mr. Morris approves of the terms. Is not fully reconciled to the business because it is a lot of money, but will agree to work with Mr. Morris if he approves (referring to a loan and contracts he and Morris are negotiating with Congress).

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceContinental CongressCongressMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsRebellionMobs and RiotsShays' RebellionContract

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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