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Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06052 Author/Creator: Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 February 1794 Pagination: 1 p. ; 32.4 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Introduces a Mr. Campbell, who is traveling from Quebec to the West Indies.

People: Ogden, Samuel, 1746-1810
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryLetter of Introduction or RecommendationTravelCanadaCaribbean

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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