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Higginson solicits an appointment from Knox

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 17, 1790
Author Name Stephen Higginson (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for military appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Stephen Higginson; Gen. Jackson; John [Higginson]; ;
Related Places Boston; ;
Keywords ensign; desirous of again embracing a military life; now in good business; having the command of a ship; sale of her cargo each voy. [voyage]; my eldest son John who was enrolled in the Corps; employment of a soldier; first opening to change his situation; being a Captain in the Army; eminent & wealthy merchant; strong impression on his mind; raise any new troops; time of life; congratulate you upon the progress of the general government; ;
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