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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  October-December 1793
|Henry Jackson Knox to Lucy Flucker Knox about his news and to remind his father about the gun
|13 November 1793
|Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)
|Tells his mother he left New York the morning after her and arrived in Newport 22 hours later. He dined in Providence, spent the night there, and then went to Boston and stayed with Henry Jackson. He is currently staying with his uncle William Knox until he gets to Hingham for school. There has been a head wind and no packets leaving, but he will leave on the first available transport. Wants his mother to write to General Jackson about his books and to remind his father about the gun. Reports his good health. Continued the letter on 18 November and apologized for the poor writing as he lacked a penknife.
|France French Revolution Revolutionary War General Children and Family Women of the Founding Era Women's History Entertaining and Hospitality Travel Education Transportation Health and Medical Library Weaponry Maritime
|Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832) Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)
|Women in American History; Children & Family; Education
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859