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Randall, Thomas (d. 1811) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05308 Author/Creator: Randall, Thomas (d. 1811) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 February 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 24.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the possibility of the formation of a new bank. Relates that many respectable characters support the idea. Believes that the House of Representatives will grant a charter to it, but that the idea will run into opposition in the Senate. Reports that his wife has given birth to a daughter and they are both in good health. Writes that the weather has been mild, and he expects the arrival of Mr. [Samuel] Shaw's ship any day. Sends his regards to Mrs. Knox. "Free" stamped on address leaf with no signature.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Randall, Thomas, d. 1811
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralBank of the USBankingGovernment and CivicsCongressFinanceEconomicsWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryMaritimeHealth and MedicalChildren and Family

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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