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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Robert Bell's account with Henry Knox]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08377 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 1774 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 9.8 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Knox sent Bell 42 copies of Viand's "Voyage with Falconers Shipwreck," 24 copies of Cappipina's "Letters," and 11 copies of "Letters to Blackstone." The total bill comes to £19.8.6 in Pennsylvania currency. Assumed to be Henry Knox's handwriting.

Background Information: Robert Bell was a famous bookseller and book auctioner in Philadelphia.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Bell, Robert, fl. 1732-1784

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceBook SellingLiterature and Language ArtsMaritimeTravel

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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