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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04049
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0086] October-December 1788 
Title Henry Knox requests Thomas Lambert Moore sends his son home due to a measles outbreak
Date 11 December 1788
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Moore, Thomas Lambert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Knox requests that Moore send their son Henry home due to an outbreak of measles at Hempstead. Notes that two of his children "are emerging from the distemper, and two others must inevitably take it..."
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Education  Children and Family  Health and Medical  Disease  
People Moore, Thomas Lambert (1758-1799)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Children & Family; Health & Medicine; Education
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Moore was rector of St. George's Church at Hempstead, Long Island 1785-1799.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859