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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05554
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0111] July 1792 
Title Henry Knox to Lucy Knox about his situation with William Duer
Date 23 July 1792
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Knox, Lucy Flucker  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs Lucy that he will not be able to be with her on a consistent basis for a while due to his current work. Discusses the situation with William Duer and writes that "he is too negligent - He is now busy in writing a political paper signed "Gracchus" in favor of [John] Jays election." Also sends news of friends.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Marriage  Women of the Founding Era  Women's History  Debt  Finance  Journalism  Politics  Election  Government and Civics  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  Duer, William (1747-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Creating a New Government; Children & Family; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information In 1792, John Jay was the Federalist candidate for governor of New York, but was defeated by Democratic-Republican George Clinton.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859