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Sayre, Stephen (1736-1818) to Samuel Ogden

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04262 Author/Creator: Sayre, Stephen (1736-1818) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 June 1789 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 22.8 x 18.3 cm.

Writes to Ogden and asks Ogden to show the present letter to Henry Knox, because feels that if he wrote to Knox directly, the letter might get stopped. Declares that he is still expecting a response from Knox to several letters and is still "disposed to consider myself worthy Reply - holding the rank of a Gentleman entitles me to one." Asks that Knox speak to the President and respond to him. Reports that he recently dined with a Colonel Miranda, who has just returned from Paris, and that Miranda's "prejudices are still the same against the French nation." However, Miranda has traveled widely and even seen the "Empress of all the Russias," and discusses Miranda's relationship with her.

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