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Knox, William (1756-1795) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03988 Author/Creator: Knox, William (1756-1795) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 September 1788 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32.4 x 18.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Notes that Colonel [Edward] Carrington will escort Lucy Knox from Trenton, New Jersey, where she is visiting friends, to New York. Mentions The Alliance, a ship owned by Robert Morris. Was informed by [Alexander] Hamilton at dinner the previous evening that an unspecified business matter related to Henry Knox has not yet been addressed in Congress. Comments on a board appointed by Congress to settle accounts connected with the United States. The board consists of William Irvine, Abraham Baldwin, and Nicholas Gilman. "Free" stamped on address leaf with no signature.

People: Knox, William, 1756-1795
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Gilman, Nicholas, 1755-1814
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Irvine, William, 1741-1804
Baldwin, Abraham, 1754-1807
Carrington, Edward, 1749-1810
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralTravelWomen's HistoryMaritimeCommerceMerchants and TradeContinental CongressCongressFinanceDebt

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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