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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04510 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 February 1790 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 24.1 x 18.3

Discusses an excise and valuation bill in the House. Writes, "The state notes hold their ground much better than the continentals, the moment they are at your marker, I will strike, and with the greatest secrecy as it respects you." Comments that at present he cannot determine how Knox's plan for the militia will be received, as he has heard many different opinions about it. Informs Knox that they celebrated Washington's birthday in Boston.

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