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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Henry Jackson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03759 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 January 1788 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.6 x 20.8 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03759 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 January 1788 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.6 x 20.8 cm.

Reports that he seems to be recovering from a recent illness. Transmits a letter to Mrs. McNeill related to financial matters. Asks Jackson to "wait on Mrs. [Mary] McNeill and take duplicate receipts for the said certificate." Asks Jackson to write to him about the convention and send all the publications from it, referring to the convention in Massachusetts to ratify the constitution.

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