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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01220
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0034] October 1781 
Title At a meeting of the Corporation of Harvard College
Date 12 October 1781
Author Wigglesworth, Edward (1732-1794)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects Library  Education  Religion  Charity and Philanthropy  Literature and Language Arts  Abolition  African American History  Slavery  Slave Trade  Reform Movement  
People Wigglesworth, Edward (1732-1794)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Sharp, Granville (1735-1813)  
Place written Cambridge, Massachusetts
Theme Arts & Literature; Education; Merchants & Commerce; Religion; Slavery & Abolition
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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