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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.09329
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0074] January-April 1785 
Title George Washington to Henry Knox on an unwelcomed gift from the Virginia State Legislature
Date 28 February 1785
Author Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Later copy of a letter by George Washington to Henry Knox, discussing a gift Washington has received from the Virginia State Legislature, and his desire not to accept any such gifts. Also mentions his need for limestone and other personal affairs. Copy made 6 March 1854.
Subjects President  Gift  Government and Civics  Building Construction  Industry  Mount Vernon  
People Washington, George (1732-1799)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Mount Vernon, Virginia
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; The Presidency; Industry
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859