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Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04308 Author/Creator: Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 July 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 30.6 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Encloses a letter to the President from his "worthy friend and Nephew Majr. [likely Nathaniel] Fosdick," which asks for an appointment in Marblehead for Fosdick. Knows Fosdick to be an "honest worthy fellow." Sends his regards to Knox's wife and family.

People: Hichborn, Benjamin, 1746-1817
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Fosdick, Nathaniel F., fl. 1789
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1776-1854

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLetter of Introduction or RecommendationOffice SeekerGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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