Proctor invites Knox to ceremony for the President

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Date December 23, 1790
Author Name Thomas Procter (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for attendance of New Years Day ceremony.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Thomas Procter; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; United States; ;
Keywords count it an honor should you bear him company; approbation; intrusion on the time of the President; at a meeting of the field and other officers of the city militia; intructed by them to name you a desire they have of waiting upon his excellency the President of the United States on New Years day to pay him their respects; ;
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Philadelphia Dec 23d 1790
Col. Thos. Procter
His Excellency
Henry Knox
Secretary of War
Col Thos Procter
Philadelphia December 23d 1790
Sir,
At a meeting of the Field and other Officers of the City Militia on Sunday last - I was particularly instructed by them to name to you a desire they have of waiting upon His Excellency The President of The United States on New Years Day to pay him their Respects, and at the same time, they would count it an Honor should you bear Him Company and proud to know where they shall wait on you for the Occasion. Should this meet your approbation and no Instrusion on the Time of the President, you will be pleased to signify the same to
Your Excellencys
Obedient Servant
Thomas Procter
General H Knox