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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [to Alden Bradford]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07425 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 08 June 1800 Pagination: 1p. : docket ; 24.4 x 19.8 cm.

Knox tells Bradford that Knox's daughter just wrote Bradford a reply, seemingly to accept Bradford's invitation for her to stay with them. Knox says "I think it not improbable that my Daughter might incline to defer her visit until the Supreme Court should be the beginning of that month."

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