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Knox, William (1756-1795) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05843 Author/Creator: Knox, William (1756-1795) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter Date: 6 March 1793 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.5 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Has been trying to make an arrangement with Mr. Vaughn's bill for the last 3 or 4 days. Says it will be impossible to cash without the loss of 10 percent. The scarcity of money is making borrowing hard. Asks Henry to send him a United States bank note for $50 so he can pay his debts before going to Philadelphia. Wants to know when Henry will employ Dr. Shippen. Signature has been clipped.

People: Knox, William, 1756-1795
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralBankingFinanceDebtCoins and CurrencyEconomicsHealth and MedicalBank of the US

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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