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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07971
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0156] July-December 1805 
Title Alden Bradford to Henry Knox about the qualifications for office of Orchard Cook
Date 12 September 1805
Author Bradford, Alden (1765-1843)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Writes that since Knox has declined to be a candidate for state Congress in the next election, many reputable men in his district are supporting a Mr. Orchard Cook. Provides some of his qualifications, including that he is a Federalist, and asks Knox to write his friends in support of Cook.
Subjects Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Federalists  Government and Civics  Election  Office Seeker  
People Bradford, Alden (1765-1843)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Cook, Orchard (1763-1819)  
Place written Wiscasset, Maine
Theme Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859