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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03551
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0080] April-June 1787 
Title Diego Gardoqui y Arriquibar to Henry Knox asking him to deliver a letter to George Washington and wishes the Convention well
Date 20 May 1787
Author Gardoqui y Arriquibar, Diego (1735-1798)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Asks Knox to deliver the enclosed letter (not included) to George Washington and informs him that all their mutual friends in the area are well. Wishes "the Convenssion [sic] & the Cincinatus all manner of success," referring to the upcoming Constitutional Convention and the Society of the Cincinnati. Noted as written on Broadway, most likely the street in New York, New York. Don Diego Gardoqui signs as "James Gardoqui" (refer to GLC02437.03946, GLC02437.04349, GLC02437.04845, and GLC02437.08125 for related documents; handwriting comparisons confirm that Diego and James Gardoqui were the same person).
Subjects Society of the Cincinnati  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Diplomacy  Revolutionary War General  President  Fraternal Organization  US Constitution  US Constitutional Convention  Government and Civics  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Gardoqui y Arriquibar, Diego (1735-1798)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Creating a New Government
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Don Diego de Gardoqui (1735-1798) was a Spanish merchant and diplomat.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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