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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03610
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0081] July-September 1787 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox about friends' difficulties
Date 22 July 1787
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses a difficult situation of mutual friends, [possibly Henry] Jackson and [Stephen] Bruce, stating that "something must be done ... or they must both be ruined." Asks Knox for his "friendly aid in this interesting business," which seems to be financial in nature. Explains that Bruce will be departing for New York with "vouchers & information," with the goal of obtaining only "scanty justice." Written in Dorchester, a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Finance  Debt  Law  
People Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Dorchester, Massachusetts
Theme Law
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859