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Bradford, Alden (1765-1843) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07427 Author/Creator: Bradford, Alden (1765-1843) Place Written: Wiscasset, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 June 1800 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.4 x 18.5 cm.

Bradford writes Knox that when Knox's daughter is ready, Bradford will travel to Thomaston to accompany her to Wiscasset where he lives. Mentions "Mr. Forsyth's" plans to travel there as well. Bradford says "the court is the second Tuesday in July; at which time, I think Miss K will have a more agreeable visit than at present."

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