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Neville, Presby (b. 1756) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09924 Author/Creator: Neville, Presby (b. 1756) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1770-1806 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25.6 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Recommends a friend to Henry Knox and asks for Knox to help this friend in any way possible.

People: Neville, Presley, 1755-1818
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Letter of Introduction or Recommendation

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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