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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Judith Sargent Murray

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06925 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 March 1797 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21.8 x 18.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Written in the third person and signed in the text. Thanks Murray for her attentions and finds himself flattered by her compliments. States that he will sign the subscription paper. Date from docket.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Women's HistoryEducationLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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