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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06366
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0125] January-March 1795 
Title Henry Jackson Knox to Henry Knox discussing family and federalism
Date 4 March 1795
Author Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Expresses disappointment at not hearing from home for some time, even though he has sent several letters himself. Notes he would have written sooner but he has been expecting a visit from Knox any day. He has decided to go ahead and write since it looks like Knox will not be visiting until May. Discusses interactions with friends and sends his love to the rest of the family. Say the people of this town "are in general, good federalists, for they celebrated the day appointed by the President for a public thanksgiving..." Complains of his mother (Lucy Knox) forgetting his letters to her and wishes she would "show a generous mind or a thankful heart."
Subjects Children and Family  President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Holidays and Celebrations  Federalists  Thanksgiving  
People Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Theme Children & Family; Education; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859