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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04326
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0090] July-August 1789 
Title Henry Jackson to Henry Knox about government appointments
Date 13 August 1789
Author Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses his disappointment with apparently not receiving a government position, but knows that Knox did everything in his power to help. Would prefer, if possible, to be appointed in the Revenue department. Comments on the appointment of General [Benjamin] Lincoln and of Mr. Lovell. Mentions the severely hot weather they have recently experienced in Boston, and sends his love to Mrs. Knox and the rest of the family.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Government and Civics  Office Seeker  Taxes or Taxation  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics
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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