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Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04172 Author/Creator: Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) Place Written: Morrisville, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 April 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : address : 20.1 x 16.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes, "I have the happiness to tell you that Mrs. Ogden is safely in Bed with a sweet little Girl." Adds that Mrs. Ogden would like Mrs. Knox to select a name for the child. Also mentions that he will receive information tomorrow about their mutual business interests. Written at Delaware Works, located in what is now Morrisville, Pennsylvania, near Trenton, New Jersey.

Background Information: For a discussion of Delaware Works and Morrisville, refer to W. W. H. (William Watts Hart) Davis, History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, from the Discovery of the Delaware to the ...Present Time. New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905.See More

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Ogden, Samuel, 1746-1810
Ogden, Euphemia Morris, 1754-1818
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralChildren and FamilyWomen's HistoryWomen of the Founding EraHealth and MedicalFriendshipFinance

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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