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Barrett writes of appointments to Knox

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 17, 1789
Author Name Samuel Barrett (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for recommendation for federal appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Samuel Barrett; ;
Related Places Boston; ;
Keywords expressing the high sense of obligation which your goodness has laid me under; favour of presenting the enclosed; solicit the attention of his excellency to my former address; appointments are to be made for collecting the Duties & Excise; congress; state to debts; form such an establishment; premature as such an application may seem; stated my great sufferings in consequence for my exertions & advances for the general good at the commencement & thro' the progress of the late war; claim & qualifications; comparing them with those of others to determine for or against me; family; ;
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