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Morris solicits an appointment from Knox

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CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 6, 1792
Author Name William Morris (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, asks for government appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William W Morris; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; ;
Keywords resolution to trust to my own activity & industry in private life rather than depend on government for a living; review of my affairs; perfected all my wishes; total bankruptcy that has taken place in this city leaves me without a dollar; consolation that it has arisen from no imprudence on my part; misfortunes proceed from the failure of others; great depreciation of the public debt must in the event of confidence & the existence of private credit have benefitted me much; treat my application with attention; wish to be employed under government; direct my application; ;
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