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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03819
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0083] January-March 1788 
Title Henry Jackson to Henry Knox about the Ohio Company and politics in various states
Date 10 March 1788
Author Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document; Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Reports that he has been absent from Boston, attending a meeting of the Ohio Company in Providence, Rhode Island. Is pleased to find Knox has several shares of Ohio Company land. Predicts that New Hampshire will ratify the Constitution and Rhode Island will not. Hopes that John Hancock and Benjamin Lincoln will win the next election for governor and lieutenant governor of Massachusetts respectively. Notes that the Anti-Federalists and the "Insurgent influence" will support [James] Warren and [Elbridge] Gerry for the positions. Further discusses politics.
Subjects US Constitution  Ratification  Revolutionary War General  Land Transaction  Frontiers and Exploration  Westward Expansion  Finance  Government and Civics  Politics  Federalists  Election  Rebellion  Mobs and Riots  Shays' Rebellion  
People Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hancock, John (1737-1793)  Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814)  Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  Warren, James (1726-1808)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Westward Expansion; Creating a New Government; Government & Politics
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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