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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00032
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0006] January-May 1773 
Title David McClure to Henry Knox regarding an order of books and his work as a missionary
Date 17 February 1773
Author McClure, David (1748-1820)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Writes about his good health and safe return from Indian country. Mentions that he has not received a letter from Knox. Asks Knox to "convey the inclos'd by some safe Conveyance," possibly in reference to a book order. M'Clure sent Knox a letter from Fort Pitt on 20 August 1772 (see GLC02437.00015), indicating that he was going to serve as missionary to the Delaware Indians in a town on the Muskingum River in Ohio. McClure spells his name "Maccluer." See also GLC02437.00086.
Subjects Book Selling  Travel  Health and Medical  Frontiers and Exploration  American Indian History  Religion  Missionary  
People McClure, David (1748-1820)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Religion; Health & Medicine; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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