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Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04353 Author/Creator: Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 September 1789 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 22.4 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to thank Knox for his replies to his recent letters. Mentions that he and his wife are happy to announce they will be "permanent Citizens[s] of these States," and hopes to be close enough to Knox to renew their friendship. Thanks him for his attention to the recommendations he submitted to Knox for federal employment of several individuals, and knows Knox will select people based on merit. Sends his respects to Mrs. Knox.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralImmigration and MigrationNaturalizationLetter of Introduction or RecommendationOffice SeekerGovernment and CivicsFriendship

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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