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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Memorandum]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04264 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 30 June 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.2 x 18.8 cm.

List of several names, such as "His Excellency the Vice President [John Adams] & Lady," and "Mr. Morris and family," accompanied by a number. Format suggests this might be a list of how many guests each person is bringing to a party or outing.

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