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Palfrey, William (1765-1820) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04211 Author/Creator: Palfrey, William (1765-1820) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 May 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 23.2 x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to thank Knox for a recent letter sent to his mother, Mrs. Palfrey, regarding money the government owes to his late father William Palfrey's estate. Thanks him for taking an interest in the case and agreeing to help them. Also takes the opportunity to ask that if Knox knows of any job openings in the government, that he help Palfrey secure a position. Refer to GLC02437.04174 - GLC02437.04176 and GLC02437.04222 for related correspondence.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Palfrey, William, 1765-1820

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryFinanceEstateGovernment and CivicsSoldier's PayOffice Seeker

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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