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Condy, Thomas Hollis (1754-1833) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04215 Author/Creator: Condy, Thomas Hollis (1754-1833) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 May 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 30.5 x 18.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks Knox whether there are job openings in the region in which he lives. Docket states that Knox replied on 30 May, and there is no copy.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Condy, Thomas Hollis, 1754-1833

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralGovernment and CivicsOffice Seeker

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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