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Randall, Thomas (d. 1811) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05006 Author/Creator: Randall, Thomas (d. 1811) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 June 1791 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 23.4 x 18.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Written by Captain Randall to Secretary of War Knox. References Knox's letter of 17 June (GLC02437.05005) and the two drafts for a total of $5,000. Says he was able to get them discounted as he wanted. Had to sign them himself but says he has no apprehension about William Duer paying them when they are due. Was glad they could do business together and hopes he can help him in the future. Thanks him for Samuel Shaw's letter and hopes Shaw is not disappointed "in finding shipping in Bombay." Asks Knox to purchase him a copy of "all the late acts of congress relative to trade & the funding system, as well as that of the National Bank." Stamped "FREE" on verso.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Randall, Thomas, d. 1811
Duer, William, 1747-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceDebtMerchants and TradeCommerceIndiaEconomicsAssumption of State DebtBank of the USBankingLawGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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