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Dane, Nathan (1752-1835) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07423 Author/Creator: Dane, Nathan (1752-1835) Place Written: Beverly, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 07 June 1800 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 22.1 x 18.5 cm.

Dane received Knox's letter of June 1. Talks about Knox's election to the general court and gives an analysis concerning the presidential election. Dane believes that "Mr. Adams enemies among federal men" are trying to arrange the voting so the Charles Cotesworth Pinckney wins the presidency.

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