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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  October-December 1794
|Abner Lincoln to Henry Knox discussing ways to keep Knox's son on track and preachers for the Waldo lands
|30 December 1794
|Lincoln, Abner (1763-1826)
|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.
|Land Transaction Children and Family Education Religion Waldo Patent
|Lincoln, Abner (1763-1826) Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)
|Children & Family; Education; Religion
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859