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Murray, John (1742-1793) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00088 Author/Creator: Murray, John (1742-1793) Place Written: Boothbay, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 July 1773 Pagination: 1p. 19.2 cm. x 15.8 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00088 Author/Creator: Murray, John (1742-1793) Place Written: Boothbay, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 July 1773 Pagination: 1p. 19.2 cm. x 15.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Expresses some displeasure with Knox's service, but since Murray was able to correct the problem, he has decided to place a new order for books. Also asks where he can reach the Reverend David M'Clure, who was then returning from missionary work with the Delaware Indians in a town on the Muskingum River in Ohio (see GLC02437.00086). Reverend Murray was pastor of the church at Boothbay, in the province of the Massachusetts-Bay.

People: Murray, John, 1742-1793
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
M'Clure, David, 1748-1820

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingAmerican Indian HistoryReligionFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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