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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06486 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 August 1795 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 30.8 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Knox that he would like to visit him, but is unsure of when he will be able to. States that people "speak of your hospitality and attention in the warmest tones - indeed they represent you as living in the stile [sic] of an Eastern Nabob, with your doors open to receive & welcome the passing stranger - " Goes on to discuss financial business. Expresses his dissatisfaction with a treaty, most likely Jay's Treaty. Writes "Treaty or no Treaty, that[']s the question - damn the Treaty - I believe it will thro' this Country into the greatest confusion & disorder."

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Entertaining and HospitalityFinanceTreatyPoliticsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacyJay's Treaty

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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