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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03599
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0081] July-September 1787 
Title Henry Knox on behalf of a French friend to Samuel Smith asking about studying at Princeton
Date 9 July 1787
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Smith, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs Smith that a friend from France wishes his nephew to study at Princeton College. Wonders if the youth could study for a year or two, focusing on English language and mathematics. Asks the cost of tuition for such a course of study, as well as for room and board.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Friendship  France  Education  Literature and Language Arts  Mathematics  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Smith, Samuel (fl. 1787)  
Theme Education; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Samuel Stanhope Smith was a Presbyterian minister and the controversial seventh president of Princeton University (then called the College of New Jersey).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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