Morse, Jedidiah (1761-1826) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05268 Author/Creator: Morse, Jedidiah (1761-1826) Place Written: Charlestown, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 December 1791 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 30.6 x 18.9 cm.
Is making preparations for the second edition of his American Geography textbook. Would like to make this edition as accurate as possible, so would like to obtain from Knox any new geographical information. Also asks him to review several passages in the current edition of his book to check for accuracy. Discusses the geography of the territories in the American frontier, specifically in the Ohio region. Describes his patriotic motives for compiling his geography. Stamped "FREE."
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