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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Jeremiah Freeman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04196 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter Date: 8 May 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Docket notes the document is a copy. Declares that he received his 1 May letter (refer to GLC02437.04191). Writes that he is always happy to help a good officer that served with him in the war, but that all positions in his office are full at present. Will help him if he hears of any available positions.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Freeman, Jeremiah, fl. 1775-1789

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyRevolutionary WarGovernment and CivicsOffice Seeker

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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