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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04360
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0091] September-October 1789 
Title Abraham Ogden to Henry Knox asking Knox to support John Cummings in his seeking of office
Date 19 September 1789
Author Ogden, Abraham (1723-1790)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that Colonel John N. Cummings is applying to the President for the position of Marshall of the District of New Jersey. Relates his qualifications for the position, and asks Knox to support his nomination.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Office Seeker  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Ogden, Abraham (1723-1790)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Cummings, John N. (fl. 1783-1789)  
Place written Newark, New Jersey
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859