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Bradford, Alden (1765-1843) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07429 Author/Creator: Bradford, Alden (1765-1843) Place Written: Wiscasset, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 June 1800 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 22.4 x 18.3 cm.

Bradford talks about Mr. Forsyth coming to see him and wishes for Knox to pass on the word Forsyth. Bradford says his wife would like to visit the Knoxes and asks if Knox's daughter will be visiting Bradford.

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