Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04453 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 December 1789 Pagination: 2 p. ; 30.8 x 19 cm.
Relates information concerning an incident with Daniel Parker. Notes that Mr. Holker has forward an account of the affair which Shaw hopes will clear the incident up. Writes to Knox describing his illness noting he has been sick in bed for five days with blind boils. Says that after "almost infinite pain" the boils have finally broke and he is again comfortable. Praises the abilities of Dr. William Eustis, who has been looking after him. Wishes Knox and his family a happy new year.
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