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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06695
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0130] April-June 1796 
Title Abijah Hammond to Henry Knox about Colonel Smith's misfortunes
Date 6 April 1796
Author Hammond, Abijah (1757-1832)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Refers to recent correspondence from Knox, and declares that it would be impossible for either him or Colonel [William Stephens] Smith to put into effect the accommodation Knox proposes. Adds that Colonel Smith is embarrassed by his situation but believes he will be able to recover financially. Colonel Smith's misfortunes have unfortunately made Hammond's own finances difficult, and he has had to rely on friends to help him stay afloat. Hopes Knox will be able to immediately give him back the note Knox owes. Briefly discusses other business and social matters.
Subjects Finance  Debt  
People Hammond, Abijah (1757-1832)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Smith, William Stephens (1755-1816)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859