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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Winthrop Sargent

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05894 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter Date: 18 May 1793 Pagination: 1 p. ; 34.5 x 22.4 cm.

Summary of Content: This is the letterpress original that was used to make the copy of GLC02437.05892. Refer to that record for a full catalog entry. Fragile with areas of text loss.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralNorthwest TerritoryPoliticsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceReconstructionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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