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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00155 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 15 June 1774 Pagination: 1p. : docket ; 22.4 cm. x 18.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Rivington provides a list of books he has sent to Knox to sell. Mentions other books he was printing. Asks for a list of subscribers Knox has procured, possibly for Rivington's New-York Gazetteer or an edition of Cook's Voyage Rivington was printing. Rivington was a bookseller, printer, and journalist who came to America in 1760. He published Rivington's New-York Gazetteer. Signed on docket page by Knox stating, "Recd only a doz of the within/ H Knox."

People: Rivington, James, 1724-1802
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingMerchants and TradeCommercePrinting

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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