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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05604
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0113] September 1792 
Title Henry Knox to Lucy Knox about their son's education
Date 9 September 1792
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Knox, Lucy Flucker  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Agrees to the idea to allow his son (Henry Jackson Knox) to remain at Hingham for school. Believes not only will Henry's education improve but so will his morals. States he will leave the decision of Henry's schooling in Lucy's hands. Mentions their neighbor Mrs. Smith, who has been ill, finally passed away. Her husband is greatly affected by her death. Updates her on news of their friends and notes the "Presidents Nephew George Washington" has "given over with his old disorder a consumption."
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Children and Family  Marriage  Women of the Founding Era  Women's History  Education  Morality and Ethics  Health and Medical  Death  Friendship  President  Tuberculosis  Disease  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Education; Women in American History; Children & Family; Health & Medicine
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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