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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04418
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0092] November-December 1789 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox suggesting ways to succeed with his business plans
Date 20 November 1789
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Has browsed Knox's statement on the Flucker Estate and plans to attend to the matter of the creditors. Asks Knox to recommend that his friend [John] Tucker be appointed to the position of clerk of the Supreme Court, implying that the appointment would help Knox's case. Notes that Mr. Jay is already in support of Tucker. Stamped "Boston" and "Paid." Marked "private" on the address leaf.
Subjects Waldo Patent  Revolutionary War General  Estate  Finance  Land Transaction  Landlord and Tenant  Debt  Finance  Office Seeker  Government and Civics  Supreme Court  Judiciary  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  
People Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Tucker, John (1753-1825)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Law; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information John Tucker was the first clerk of the Supreme Court, and served 1790-1791.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859