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On the Sickness of Lucy Knox, & the Inadequacy of the Adams House in Philadelphia

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 28, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Admits that Adams' steward and his children have recovered, but that Lucy Knox is dangerously ill. Apologizes to Adams that the house Knox has procured for him in Philadelphia is not what he deserves, "either for your dignity or the rent," but explains that it was all there was to be had in the city.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; Henry Knox; steward; children; Lucy Knox; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords house; rent; ;
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