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Knox writes to Swan

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 3, 1789
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James Swan (primary)
Summary Letter, accepts appointment; discussses ratification of Constitution.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James Swan; Henry Knox; ;
Related Places New York; United States; Rhode Island; North Carolina; New York; Virginia; Boston; ;
Keywords holding out; experts; estimate; rejecting the Constitution; convention; director; lonely children were in perfect health; opponents are diminishing daily; majority of the legislatures; persuaded that your knowledge of the customs of the European world; sufficient apology; particular details of the politics or other subjects of the country; written amply; subjects of your private affairs; conveyances; communications; service; perseverance is capable of overcoming all difficulties; ;
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