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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06152
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0123] July-September 1794 
Title Charles G. Reichel to unknown about Henry Jackson Knox's struggles at school
Date 25 July 1794
Author Reichel, Charles G. (1751-1825)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses a pupil's (Henry Jackson Knox, Henry Knox's son) academic failings. Writes, "I have great reason to fear, that the expectations, which his family and numerous friends have of him, will not be fulfilled; and that he will not give much credit to our school." Mentions the student will turn 15 in January and they do not instruct pupils above this age and requests "you as a particular friend of his father" takes him into his care. Addressed to, "The Honorable Henry Knox Secretary at War."
Subjects American Statesmen  Children and Family  Education  
People Reichel, Charles G. (1751-1825)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Place written Nazareth, Pennsylvania
Theme Children & Family; Education
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Based on the content, the letter appears to be written to a close friend of Henry Knox.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859