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Davis, William (fl. 1789-1791) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04183 Author/Creator: Davis, William (fl. 1789-1791) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 April 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 22.8 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Has written to several members of Congress about his desire to receive an appointment in the new Government. Declares that Knox knows his family well and knows that he has always been a "staunch friend to my Country." Also mentions his misfortune after the war. Asks Knox to use his influence to help him obtain a position.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Davis, William, fl. 1786-1791

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralGovernment and CivicsCongressOffice Seeker

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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