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Randall, Thomas (d. 1811) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05335 Author/Creator: Randall, Thomas (d. 1811) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 March 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 24.8 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes, "Mr. [Matthew] McConnell has discounted for me the note you was so obliging as to accept & remitted me the money - I think there is no probability of a charter being granted for another New Bank in New York - it is a pity this rage for speculation is so great - half shares have fell to 30 per cent in consequence of a quantity being sold out here from the Boston market & the money taken away however it is expected the flurry will be soon over and they will rise again." (See GLC02437.05328 for more information on the financial transaction with Mr. McConnell.) "Free" stamped on address leaf with no signature.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Randall, Thomas, d. 1811
McConnell, Matthew, fl. 1792

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceDebtEconomicsBank of the USBankingGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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