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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06287
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0124] October-December 1794 
Title Abner Lincoln to Henry Knox discussing ways to keep Knox's son on track and preachers for the Waldo lands
Date 30 December 1794
Author Lincoln, Abner (1763-1826)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs Knox that Henry [Jackson Knox] arrived on the 27th. Discusses the impact the visit had on Henry Jackson Knox and ways to keep him on track (likely referring to his academics). Notes Knox's visit appears to have made a good impression on Henry Jackson Knox. Requests Knox writes to his son frequently. Also suggests Henry Jackson Knox shows his father's letters to him so he can better assist Knox in keeping his son on course. Recommends a preacher for the Waldo patent lands. Discusses the preacher's character and his experience. Sends his compliments to Mrs. [Lucy] Knox.
Subjects Land Transaction  Children and Family  Education  Religion  Waldo Patent  
People Lincoln, Abner (1763-1826)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Place written Hingham, Massachusetts
Theme Children & Family; Education; Religion
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859