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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04343
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0090] July-August 1789 
Title Francisco de Miranda to Henry Knox on the American government [in French]
Date 30 August 1789
Author Miranda, Francisco de (1750-1816)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Touches on the state of American government, the Constitutional Convention, and the Ohio territories. Asks Knox to present his respects to President [George] Washington, Governor [James] Bowdoin, Colonel [Alexander] Hamilton, and Colonel [William] Duer, in addition to Knox's wife, Lucy.
Subjects US Constitution  Revolutionary War General  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  US Constitutional Convention  Westward Expansion  Frontiers and Exploration  Northwest Territory  President  
People Espinosa, Francisco Sebastián de Miranda y Rodríguez de (1750-1816)  Miranda, Francisco de (1750-1816)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Bowdoin, James (1726-1790)  Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  Duer, William (1747-1799)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  
Place written London, England
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Francisco de Miranda's full name is Francisco Sebastián de Miranda y Rodríguez de Espinosa, but he was most commonly referred to as "Francisco de Miranda."
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859