Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Brooks solicits a federal appointment from Knox

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 1789
Author Name J Brooks (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for federal appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; J Brooks; ;
Related Places New York; Boston; ;
Keywords president; testimonial; disposed to be considered as candidate under the federal government ever since its organization; particular object of pursuit; Marshal for this district; candidate for that office; solicitude; considerations should have weight in the decision; idea of the business; the past will govern the appointment; what is passing in the great world; wishing for a long time past to address myself to you; unwilling to interrupt the important business of your office; infinite aversion to exotic subjects; feellings I find it impossible to suppress; prospects; interview with you; change of situation is in the highest degree desirable; business; person with whom I corresponded; arrangements of my own will be suspended; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]