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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  October 1781
|At a meeting of the Corporation of Harvard College
|12 October 1781
|Wigglesworth, Edward (1732-1794)
|Copy of Harvard Corporation's vote of thanks to Granville Sharp of London for a donation of a six volume Polyglot Bible and seven copies of Sharp's "The Law of Retribution" to Harvard's library. The copy was sent by Wigglesworth to William Knox along with a letter asking Knox to forward the document to Sharp (see GLC02437.01236). The donation was conveyed to Harvard by Knox. Wigglesworth was president of Harvard College.
|Library Education Religion Charity and Philanthropy Literature and Language Arts Abolition African American History Slavery Slave Trade Reform Movement
|Wigglesworth, Edward (1732-1794) Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Sharp, Granville (1735-1813)
|Arts & Literature; Education; Merchants & Commerce; Religion; Slavery & Abolition
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
|Letter from Edward Wigglesworth to William Knox about matters concerning Harvard College.