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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04308
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0090] July-August 1789 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox requesting an appointment for his nephew
Date 28 July 1789
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Encloses a letter to the President from his "worthy friend and Nephew Majr. [likely Nathaniel] Fosdick," which asks for an appointment in Marblehead for Fosdick. Knows Fosdick to be an "honest worthy fellow." Sends his regards to Knox's wife and family.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Office Seeker  Government and Civics  
People Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Fosdick, Nathaniel F. (fl. 1789)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1776-1854)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859