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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.08065
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0159] Post-1806 
Title William Bentley to Lucy Knox reporting a sighting of Henry Jackson Knox at sea
Date 24 October 1812
Author Bentley, William (d. 1848)  
Recipient Knox, Lucy Flucker  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reports that he is on board the ship America, and they encountered another ship, the John, upon which he saw her son, Henry Jackson Knox. Declares that Knox appeared to be healthy and in good spirits. Also relates the successes each ship had in fighting the British.
Subjects Women's History  Children and Family  Military History  Navy  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  War of 1812  
People Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  Bentley, William (d. 1848)  Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme Naval & Maritime; War of 1812; Women in American History; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859