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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04366
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0091] September-October 1789 
Title Henry Knox to Edward Carrington congratulating Carrington on his appointment as Marshal
Date 27 September 1789
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Carrington, Edward  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Has received his last letter. Believes that highly respectable people have sought and been appointed to the position of Marshal, and congratulates him on his appointment to that office. Adds that the President supports his nomination. Mentions that his wife Lucy is ill and grief-stricken after the death of their child. Also discusses content of newspapers.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Office Seeker  Government and Civics  President  Women's History  Women of the Founding Era  Marriage  Children and Family  Mental Health  Death  Journalism  Health and Medical  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Carrington, Edward (1749-1810)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859