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Chambers, Joseph G. (fl. 1792) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05443 Author/Creator: Chambers, Joseph G. (fl. 1792) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 May 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 20.5 x 16.9 cm.

Summary of Content: The letter, in its entirety, reads: "The place we thought of is Mr Hamiltons Seat as I understand. A grove of Cedar Trees and some Statues behind it about a Mile Northwest from the City. I thought proper to mention it farther to prevent Mistakes. I will expect you Sir at the end of the Cedar walk."

Background Information: The author of the letter, Chambers, signs with the initials J.G. The docketer (Henry Knox) writes his name as "John G. Chambers." However, GLC02437.05446 is written in the same ...hand, and the signer writes Joseph G. Chambers, though the docketer, Henry Knox, still calls him "John." See More

People: Chambers, Joseph G., fl. 1792
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionGeography and Natural HistoryArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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