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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04293
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0090] July-August 1789 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox regarding appointments to the judiciary
Date 18 July 1789
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the President's appointments to the judiciary branch. Mentions the possibility of a Mr. [likely John] Lowell being nominated for the Supreme Court, and provides his opinions on that appointment.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Government and Civics  Office Seeker  Judiciary  Supreme Court  Politics  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  Lowell, John (1743-1802)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; Law; The Presidency
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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