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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to John Glover and Benjamin Hichborn

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09955 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1777-1797 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 33.6 x 21.1 cm.

Two letters, one to John Glover and another to Benjamin Hichborn. Writes to General John Glover discussing some kind of office. Writes to Benjamin Hichborn concerning the same matter about which he wrote to Glover. Circa date based on Glover's ranking as a general and his death date.

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