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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05802
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0117] January-March 1793 
Title Henry Knox to Levi Lincoln regarding Henry Jackson Knox's education
Date 3 February 1793
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Lincoln, Levi  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Knox signs with his initials. Knox writes to Lincoln, teacher of his son, Henry Jackson Knox. Is pleased to hear that Levi approves of his son's progress. Has received double pleasure because he knows of Lincoln's character. Tells Lincoln that his future happiness depends on his son's moral impressions. Wants him to be "a man of truth justice candor and humanity, fixed for life to a small farm to the most exalted station." Wants him to accept the enclosed $50 as a token of his respect and gratitude.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Children and Family  Education  Morality and Ethics  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Finance  Gift  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Lincoln, Levi (1749-1820)  
Theme Children & Family; Education; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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