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Williams, Nehemiah (1749-1796) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00084 Author/Creator: Williams, Nehemiah (1749-1796) Place Written: Hadley, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 July 1773 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 24 cm. x 18.8 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00084 Author/Creator: Williams, Nehemiah (1749-1796) Place Written: Hadley, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 July 1773 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 24 cm. x 18.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Places an order for religious books, providing money in advance and relying on Knox's honor to offer a fair price. Williams was a graduate of Harvard University and a Reverend. Books ordered include: Cruden's "Concordance," Dr Dodd's "common place book to the Bible," Dodd's "Sermons to Young Men," Dr Yortin's "Sermons," Haiveis Sermons, and "Mosheim's Ecclesiastical History."

People: Williams, Nehemiah, 1749-1796
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingMerchants and TradeCommerceReligionFinanceLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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