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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02790
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0069] November 1783 
Title Andrew Elliot to Henry Knox
Date 20 November 1783
Author Elliot, Andrew (1728-1797)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes he is leaving for England "where it is most probable I shall spend the remainder of my days." Thanks Knox for his friendship and kindness and asks Knox to look out for his daughter, Mrs. Jauncy and his friend, Mr. William Seton, as they are staying in New York.
Subjects Loyalist  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Government and Civics  Global History and Civics  Children and Family  Women's History  Friendship  
People Elliot, Andrew (1728-1797)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Women in American History; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Elliot, a Loyalist, was the acting governor of New York in 1783, though he moved back to Scotland later that year.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859