Intelligence Report on Relations between Spain and Britain

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Date September 23, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: boston
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Letter, mentions war averted between Great Britain and Spain. Newspapers confirm intelligence.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Henry Knox; ;
Related Places Boston; Great Britain; Spain; town; ;
Keywords newspaper; ;
Key Phrases having just come to this town and finding a late arrival from England; information has been received which bears out the marked of authenticity that the differences between England and Spain have been accommodated; newspaper containing the important intelligence;
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To the [undecipherable] of
the U.S.
23 Mar. 1790
3802 XXVII-II
Washington
Boston 23 September 1790
Sir
Having just come to this town, and
finding by a late arrival from England,
authentic
information has been received which
bears all the marks of authenticity, that
the differences between England and
Spain have been accomodated, I [undecipherable]
[undecipherable] you the [undecipherable] newspapers
containing this important intelligence.
I have the honor [undecipherable]
[undecipherable] [undecipherable]
[udecipherable]. Your most
Obedient Serv.
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