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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03415
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0079] January-March 1787 
Title Governor John Sullivan to Henry Knox with letter of introduction to Paine Wingate
Date 14 January 1787
Author Sullivan, John (1740-1795)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Sullivan, the Governor of New Hampshire, writes that based on their long acquaintance and friendship, he takes the liberty to introduce his good friend Paine Wingate, delegate to Congress from New Hampshire. Writes that "he is a stranger in New York and I shall esteem it a great favor if you will please to make him acquainted with some of the first characters there. You will find him the scholar the Gentleman, and the man of sense every mark of attention paid to him by you will be gratefully acknowledged."
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Continental Congress  Congress  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Government and Civics  
People Sullivan, John (1740-1795)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Wingate, Paine (1739-1838)  
Place written Durham, New Hampshire
Theme Government & Politics; Creating a New Government
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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