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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01469
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0043] June 1782 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox on financial matters
Date 29 June 1782
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Writes, "Since my return my dear Sir I have found great difficulty in renewing our obligation at the bank I have at last by ye [the?] aid of our mutual friend Mr. Osgood obtained a farther credit (by giving a new obligation & paying the interest) of thirty days. I am under the painful necessity therefore of giving you the information & of soliciting your attention to the matter. Had I the money you would not have heard from me on the subject unless to inform you that the debt was discharged - I am particularly embarrassed at this time as prior to your receiving the money I drew for two other friends for both of which I have been obliged to advance the money."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Banking  Finance  
People Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Osgood, Samuel (1748-1813)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Revolution; Merchants & Commerce; Banking & Economics
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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