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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to George Ulmer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06546 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Autograph letter Date: 22 October 1795 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.2 x 20.4 cm.

Informs Ulmer that he is sending a Miss Sally home, expresses his thanks for her company and extends a standing invitation for her to visit anytime she is going to Boston. Goes on to discuss business matters.

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