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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05973
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0120] October-December 1793 
Title Henry Jackson Knox to Lucy Flucker Knox about his news and to remind his father about the gun
Date 13 November 1793
Author Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects 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  
People Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  
Place written Massachusetts
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family; Education
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859