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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.09866
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0143] May-August 1800 
Title Alden Bradford to Henry Knox about a visit from Lucy Knox Jr. and the upcoming presidential election
Date 13 August 1800
Author Bradford, Alden (1765-1843)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Mentions he was gratified that Miss [Lucy] Knox (Henry Knox's daughter) had a nice visit with them. Discusses the upcoming presidential election. Says he hopes the "Essex Jesuits" are unable to raise General [Charles Cotesworth?] [Pinckney] to the presidency. Comments the [Jesuits] party is not popular or influential. Expresses his desire for John Adams to be reelected and says Thomas Jefferson is the most dreaded candidate. Also discusses foreign politics and the issues with France and Britain.
Subjects Women's History  Entertaining and Hospitality  President  Election  Government and Civics  Politics  Federalists  Foreign Affairs  Global History and Civics  France  
People Bradford, Alden (1765-1843)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth (1746-1825)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Place written Wiscasset, Maine
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859