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Gardiner, John (fl. 1791-1792) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05527 Author/Creator: Gardiner, John (fl. 1791-1792) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 July 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 23.3 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Sends Knox a bit of writing which he has recently published. States that their mutual friend Samuel Breck also intended to send Knox a copy of the publication, but Gardiner offered to send it instead. Discusses sending copies to various people, as well as selling it.

Background Information: The publication may be John Gardiner's January 26, 1792 speech regarding repealing a law against theatrical performances.

People: Gardiner, J., fl. 1792
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Breck, Samuel, 1747-1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLiterature and Language ArtsBook SellingFinanceArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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