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Adams, Jonathan (fl. 1793-1795) to Henry Knox

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06361 Author/Creator: Adams, Jonathan (fl. 1793-1795) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 February 1795 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Congratulates Knox on his resignation from the position of Secretary at War and offers his services for any position that Knox might want him to help with.

People: Adams, Jonathan, fl. 1795.
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Office Seeker, American Statesmen, Government and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic