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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06256
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0124] October-December 1794 
Title Abner Lincoln to Henry Knox about the education of Knox's son
Date 26 November 1794
Author Lincoln, Abner (1763-1826)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Provides a detailed account of Knox's son's (Henry Jackson Knox) progress in his studies. Notes Henry Jackson Knox has shown an improvement in propriety since Knox's departure. His French master has also noted an improvement. States there have only been two incidences involving Knox's son. Also hints at a inappropriate relationship between Henry Jackson Knox and a "girl of bad fame."
Subjects Children and Family  Education  Sexuality  Women's History  
People Lincoln, Abner (1763-1826)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Place written Hingham, Massachusetts
Theme Children & Family; Education; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859