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Williams discusses appointments with Knox

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 10, 1789
Author Name Jonathan Williams (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses recommendation to appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Jonathan Williams; Knox;
Related Places Boston; ;
Keywords spot must be within the federal ten miles square; partake of the pleasures of that friendship which began in early life; diminished by the most intimate knowledge of each others hearts and mind; attention to my recommendation; frequent applications; superlative piece of importance to make interest with Officers of State; welfare of the nation and the merits of the individual; honest man should ground a request; displeased at the presumption of an old friend; pleased by the affectionate expression in your kind letter; suffer it to pass without an answer; engage you in a correspondence which cannot be of sufficient importance to justify a waste time which you so usefully and so honorably employ; permanent citizen of these states; ;
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