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Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05408 Author/Creator: Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) Place Written: Newark, New Jersey Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 April 1792 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 20.4 x 17.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Wrote Knox this morning from New York, but has heard news of several misfortunes on his way to Newark, so wanted to write again. Reports that many of their business associates, including Mr. [Walter] Livingston and Mr. [Richard] Platt, are in serious financial difficulty. Visited Mr. [William] Duer to retrieve a note, but Duer told him he paid the note to Mr. [John Marsden] Pintard and thereby settled his account. Will visit Pintard tomorrow to see if this is actually true. Sends love from himself and his wife to Mrs. Knox and the children. "Free" handwritten on address leaf with no signature.

People: Ogden, Samuel, 1746-1810
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Ogden, Euphemia Morris, 1754-1818
Livingston, Walter, 1740-1797
Platt, Richard, 1755-1830
Pintard, John Marsden, d. 1811
Duer, William, 1747-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceEconomicsDebt

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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