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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06830
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0131] July-September 1796 
Title François Alexandre Frédéric duc de la Rochefoucauld Liancourt to Henry Knox on family and news of a serious illness
Date 27 September 1796
Author Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de la Rochefoucauld (1747-1827)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Discusses his recent departure from Knox's house, where he was visiting. Speaks warmly of the Knox family's hospitality and kindness. Reports that a serious illness has taken hold of the region, killing several people. Mentions a mare Dr. [William] Eustis purchased for Knox.
Subjects Entertaining and Hospitality  Epidemic  Health and Medical  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Liancourt, François Alexandre Frédéric, duc de la Rochefoucauld (1747-1827)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  Eustis, William (1753-1825)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Agriculture; Health & Medicine; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859