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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04122 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 February 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 30.6 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he was somewhat alarmed not to receive a letter from Knox, but believes that if he were dangerously ill, Knox's brother or someone else would send word to him. Therefore assumes that business or a visit from friends prevented his writing. Is enclosing Knox's agreement with Mr. [Thomas] Vose, who has now gone eastward, presumably to Knox's property in Maine. Writes that Mr. Hall will join Vose on the return trip.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Vose, Thomas, 1753-1810
Knox, William, 1756-1795

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralHealth and MedicalContractWaldo PatentLand TransactionLandlord and Tenant

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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