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Pope, Joseph (1746-1826) to Henry Knox [incomplete]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00106 Author/Creator: Pope, Joseph (1746-1826) Place Written: Spencer, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 December 1773 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 17.8 cm. x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Places and order for a book. Some words are missing from paper loss at the edges of the document. Pope was a pastor of a church in Spencer and later a chaplain in the Revolutionary War.

People: Pope, Joseph, 1746-1826
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ReligionBook SellingMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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