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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03416 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 January 1787 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.1 x 20.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03416 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 January 1787 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.1 x 20.2 cm.

Was upset to receive no letter from Knox by the last post. Expected an answer to his last letter in which he asked about clothing and uniforms for his recruits. Writes that if he was furnished with the uniform and had Knox's permission, he feels he would have been able to procure enough money to clothe all the men he has enlisted, which amounts to more than 100. Discusses the money already procured against the insurgents, but is convinced the insurgents will never appear to fight against the new government forces. Has enclosed a letter from Miss Snelling for Knox to deliver (not present), and wishes him to send regards to Mr. and Mrs. [James] Swan. Would like to assure them that their family was well as of yesterday, "except poor Chatham, who I believe has but a few days to live." Says that all Knox's friends are well and ask to be remembered to him and to Lucy, his wife. Also sends his regards to Lucy.

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