Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Marquis de Lafayette
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04218 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 May 1789 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 20.5 cm.
Says it is a long time since he has heard from Lafayette. Is glad that the packets between American and Europe will soon be re-established. When he can communicate better says he will update Lafayette on affairs in America. Says "You will have been informed already that our Constitution is established and fully in operation - That the Glorious Washington is at its head, and that therefore it will have the fairest chance for success." Ends by introducing a Mr. Colden (there is a space where the first name was supposed to be filled in) of New York. Colden wants to go to France to study before settling in America.
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