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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03357
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0078] September-December 1786 
Title Henry Knox to Robert Morris about his loan to Congress
Date 30 November 1786
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document; Government document; Business and financial document
Content Description Writes that the Board of Treasury will write to Morris by this post regarding the proposed contracts. Intimates that not enough members of Congress are seated yet, but believes that by the time Morris and Wadsworth, as well as the Board of Treasury, sign the contract, Congress will be in session and will pass the contract easily. Discusses the merits of the measure but laments the time it will take to pass the measure through Congress. See GLC02437.03354 for a related document. Marked "private."
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Finance  Continental Congress  Congress  Government and Civics  Contract  Military History  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Morris, Robert (1734-1806)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Creating a New Government
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Henry Knox to Jeremiah Wadsworth about his loan to Congress  
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