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Winslow, Samuel (fl. 1781-1797) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04636 Author/Creator: Winslow, Samuel (fl. 1781-1797) Place Written: Portland, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 June 1790 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 30.8 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: States that recent deliberations of Congress have led him to believe that new excises will be placed upon certain goods, and there will be a need for more collection officers. Asks for Knox's help in obtaining a position as a excise tax collector.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Winslow, Samuel, fl. 1781-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralCommerceTaxes or TaxationFinanceOffice SeekerGovernment and CivicsCongress

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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