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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07816
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0152] July-December 1803 
Title D. Taitt to Henry Knox asking for information on a boy who was once in Knox's care
Date 28 August 1803
Author Taitt, D. (fl. 1803)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written from "Cape Briton," possibly Cape Breton, in Nova Scotia, Canada. Declares that several years ago, he contacted Knox to find out about the fate of a boy left under Knox's care by the late Mr. Alexander McGillivray. As he did not hear back from Knox, he writes again to ask about the boy's fate, how much schooling he undertook, or if perhaps he had not survived.
Subjects Canada  American Indian History  Children and Family  Education  
People Taitt, D. (fl. 1803)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  McGillivray, Alexander (1750-1793)  
Place written Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Theme Children & Family; Education
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859