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Vaughan, Charles (1759-1839) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07584 Author/Creator: Vaughan, Charles (1759-1839) Place Written: Hallowell, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 August 1801 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 22.4 x 18.4 cm.

Informs Knox a party of four, two of which who are related to Vaughan, is heading out east and would like to stop and visit Knox before they return. Also provides a list of names who are in the party.

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