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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00115
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0008] January-April 1774 
Title Andrew Oliver to Henry Knox inquiring about a book order
Date 4 January 1774
Author Oliver, Andrew (1731-1799)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Inquires about the state of his book order, and the page missing from the Nautical Almanac for 1774, which he previously ordered (see GLC02437.00046 and GLC02437.00053). Reiterates that no one who uses the Nautical Almanac would purchase it with such important information missing. Oliver one of the founders of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Philosophical Society. He published an "Essay on Comets" the previous year.
Subjects Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Journalism  Book Selling  Maritime  Science and Technology  Literature and Language Arts  
People Oliver, A. (Andrew) (1731-1799)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Newburyport, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Science, Technology, Invention; Arts & Literature; Education
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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