Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Don JosÃ© de JÃ¡udenes y Nebot
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06332 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter Date: 30 January 1795 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.3 x 20.3 cm.
Writes a letter of introduction for a Captain [Collineun?] of the French navy, who has some business "at the Havannah," referring to the port in Havana, Cuba.
Josef de Jaudenes y Nebot was a staff member to Diego Maria de Gardoqui, Spanish diplomat in Philadelphia beginning in 1785, in 1788 he returned to Spain with Gardoqui. He returned to the U.S. in 1791, at which time, along with JosÃ© Igancio de Viar, he became Spain's acting representatives to the U.S. Although they had no official diplomatic rank, the two men were referred to as chargÃ© d'affaires.
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