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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.08006
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0157] January-June 1806 
Title Orchard Cook to Henry Knox about erecting a lighthouse on Franklin Island
Date 13 February 1806
Author Cook, Orchard (1763-1819)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Talks about a petition Knox has submitted to erect a lighthouse on Franklin Island. Also briefly discusses local news, on subjects such as agriculture.
Subjects Lighthouse  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Petition  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Cook, Orchard (1763-1819)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Agriculture; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859