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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04352
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0091] September-October 1789 
Title Henry Knox to Thomas Rodney about his influence on the President
Date 7 September 1789
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Rodney, Thomas  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that he received Rodney's last letter, respecting Rodney's correspondence with the President about Judge [Thomas] McKean and Colonel John Parks (see GLC02437.04345). Believes the President has complete knowledge of the character of these gentlemen, and does not flatter himself that he has special influence over the President. However, if he may be of some use, he will certainly provide his positive opinion.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Office Seeker  Government and Civics  Judiciary  President  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Rodney, Thomas (1744-1811)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  McKean, Thomas (1734-1817)  Parks, John (fl. 1789)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; The Presidency
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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