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Cavenough, William (fl. 1784-1790) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04649 Author/Creator: Cavenough, William (fl. 1784-1790) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 July 1790 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 32 x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks for Knox's assistance, complaining that "the world has severely frowned upon me, and has left me, nearly as wretched, as the Human mind can conceive." Asks to have an interview with Knox so that he can explain his situation more fully. States that mutual acquaintances will give him recommendations.

People: Cavenough, William, fl. 1784-1790
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralPovertyFinanceOffice SeekerLetter of Introduction or Recommendation

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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