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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06020 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 January 1794 Pagination: 2 p. : address ; 24.4 x 19.4 cm.

Summary of Content: References Knox's letter of 25 December. Sends holiday wishes. Will try to give Madame Laval's draft to Mr. Higginson, but fears it will go badly. The trial involving the ten proprietors will be handled with due care. Says an error in the summons will give them time. Makes reference to notes coming due. Will see Isaac Winslow respecting the deed Knox mentioned. "Free" handwritten on address leaf with no signature.

People: Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralHolidays and CelebrationsWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryFinanceLand TransactionWaldo PatentImmigration and MigrationRefugeesFranceLawBoundary or Property DisputeContractDebt

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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