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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Catherine Gardiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03508 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter Date: 31 March 1787 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31.6 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses household furniture that used to be the property of a Mr. Barnes of Marlborough which Knox received from the Government of Massachusetts in 1775. Encloses the certificate of the transaction (see GLC02437.03507).

People: Gardiner, Catherine, fl. 1786-1787
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralWartime Pillaging and DestructionLawHome FurnishingsFinanceWomen's HistoryLoyalist

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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