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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05479
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0109] May 1792 
Title Henry Jackson to Henry Knox on matters pertaining to family members and friends
Date 27 May 1792
Author Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that he is sorry to hear Knox was ill again. Discusses his dealings with Madame de Leval, mentioning that she was supposed to have left but has not yet, and that he "wish[es] her gone." Comments on the townships she is going to settle on their lands in Maine. Is happy to hear that Knox will be going to New York. Reports that Knox's family is doing well and have settled in. Encourages Knox to tell Mrs. Knox to send their son, Henry, to school. Provides some information on several of their friends, asking him to forward an enclosed letter to General [Rufus] Putnam, and mentioning that General [William] Hull "will not accept" (referring to a military appointment).
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Women of the Founding Era  Women's History  France  Immigration and Migration  Refugees  Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Children and Family  Education  Military History  Government and Civics  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  Leval, Rosalie Josephe Bacler de (fl. 1790-1796)  Putnam, Rufus (1738-1824)  Hull, William (1753-1825)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family; Education; Health & Medicine; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859