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Maunsell, John (ca. 1724-1795) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05188 Author/Creator: Maunsell, John (ca. 1724-1795) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 October 1791 Pagination: 1 p. ; 31.3 x 20.4 cm.

Reports that the letter Knox intended for his brother, William, was put in the mail for London at 10 p.m. the previous night. Before Maunsell dined with their "friend Gates," the letter "was safely put into the Office, under a cover to our good correspondent Brett, whose monthly political letter I transmitted to you... As I shall hear from him by every packet, it will enable me to furnish you, with the nouvelles of the times - what he writes, can be depended on." Plans to visit Philadelphia when Washington returns to that city. States that Knox probably already saw Lord Wycombe, who is "an Elegant man."

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