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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04074 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 January 1789 Pagination: 2 p. : address ; 24.5 x 19.5 cm.

Thanks him for recent letters. Apologizes that he will be writing a hasty, brief letter as he will soon be leaving to spend the day with "our friend Ben" (probably Hichborn). Reports that only "four Federal Representatives are Elected in this State- Plymouth district Mr. [George] Partridge - Bristol Mr. [George] Leonard, Lincoln & York- Mr. [George] Thatcher- Suffolk Mr. [Fisher] Ames." Declares that these four are good men, and the other four that will be elected will undoubtedly be good also. Hopes their "friend [John] Brooks" will be elected from his district. Sends his love to Lucy Knox and the children. Also adds a note about his dealings with the Winslows, presumably about the Waldo patent properties.

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