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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04563
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0094] January-March 1790 
Title Letter of introduction from Francisco de Miranda to Henry Knox
Date 29 March 1790
Author Miranda, Francisco de (1750-1816)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Wishes to introduce Knox to a friend of his, Count Paolo Andreani from Milan, Italy, who intends to visit America. Describes him as a top "diletante in Chimistery, and natural history, in Europe." Asks him to introduce Count Andreani to General Washington.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Global History and Civics  Travel  Science and Technology  Geography and Natural History  President  
People Espinosa, Francisco Sebastián de Miranda y Rodríguez de (1750-1816)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Miranda, Francisco de (1750-1816)  Andreani, Paolo (1763-1823)  
Place written London, England
Theme Foreign Affairs; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Francisco de Miranda's full name is Francisco Sebastián de Miranda y Rodríguez de Espinosa, but he was most commonly referred to as "Francisco de Miranda."
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859