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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04904
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0099] March-April 1791 
Title Henry Knox to John Maunsell about the public debt and what the United States is doing and discussing foreign affairs
Date 6 April 1791
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Maunsell, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Secretary of War Knox reports to Maunsell that "our Country is busily employed in arranging the public debt, forming a national bank, proprietary canals and a number of other useful things." Knox goes on to say that "Great Britain "... is about declaring to Russia, the terms upon which that power may make peace with the Turks." Knox asks Maunsell to give an enclosed letter to his brother William.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Assumption of State Debt  Debt  Bank of the US  Banking  Canals  Infrastructure  Commerce  Transportation  Peace  Global History and Civics  Economics  Finance  Military History  Diplomacy  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Maunsell, John (ca. 1724-1795)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Banking & Economics; Merchants & Commerce; Foreign Affairs; Industry; Science, Technology, Invention; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859