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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04034
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0086] October-December 1788 
Title James Bowdoin to Henry Knox agreeing to proposed admission of Spanish nobles to Academy of Arts and Sciences
Date 24 November 1788
Author Bowdoin, James (1726-1790)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Agrees to propose the admission of two Spanish noblemen to the Academy of Arts and Sciences based on Knox's request (GLC02437.04033). Asks Knox to inform him of their titles and "literary character." The Spanish noblemen are the Marquis de Santa Cruz and the Duque de Almondovar (the VII Marqués de Almodóvar del Río, Pedro Francisco Ximénez de Góngora y Luján).
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Diplomacy  Global History and Civics  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Literature and Language Arts  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Bowdoin, James (1726-1790)  Almodovar del Rio, Pedro Francisco Jimenez de Gongora y Lujan, Duque de (1727-1794)  
Theme Arts & Literature; Science, Technology, Invention; Education; Foreign Affairs
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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