Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03924 Author/Creator: Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 July 1788 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 22.7 x 18.7 cm.
Colonel Wadsworth writes, "We celebrated the Independence of America the 3d instead of the fourth- as our members the Society of the Cincinnati live so remote they could not have returned home before Sunday had we delayed." Remarks that during a sermon given for the celebration, they received news that Virginia ratified the Constitution. Plans to soon bring Knox money they had previously discussed. Docketed in pencil, possibly at a later date.
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