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Vance, John C. (fl. 1789) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04141 Author/Creator: Vance, John C. (fl. 1789) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 March 1789-17 July 1789 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 18.2 x 15.4 cm.

Document contains two parts. In the first part, dated 11 March 1789 and written from Hilsborough, John C. Vance declares that he is en route to the Cumberland River and after that to the Ohio territories. Asks if Knox can acquire for him a Spanish passport to use at the "Tolls of the Ohio." In the second part, dated 17 July 1789 and written from New York, Knox replies that it is "absolutely improper" for him to request the passport. Includes Knox's signature.

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