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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.08003
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0157] January-June 1806 
Title Aaron Porter to Henry Knox recommending Nathaniel Coffin for Justice of the Peace of Bath county
Date 5 February 1806
Author Porter, Aaron (fl. 1806)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to recommend Mr. Nathaniel Coffin for a position of Justice of the Peace in the county of Bath. Relates his qualifications. Adds that Knox's friend General [David] Cobb, as well as Judge Thatcher, are well acquainted with him as well.
Subjects Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Office Seeker  Government and Civics  
People Porter, Aaron (fl. 1806)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Thatcher, Ebenezer (1778-1841)  Thatcher, George (1754-1824)  Cobb, David (1748-1830)  Coffin, Nicholas (fl. 1806)  
Place written Biddeford, Maine
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information The "Judge Thatcher" to which Porter refers may either be Ebenezer Thatcher, Knox's son-in-law, or George Thatcher of Biddeford, Maine. Both were judges.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859