Contributed by Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
The Knox Memorial Association was formed from the efforts of the General Knox Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Thomaston, Maine, with the purpose of creating a suitable memorial to General Henry Knox, the country's first Secretary of War. Mrs. Herbert M. Lord, a well-connected Washingtonian originally from Thomaston, initiated an aggressive letter writing campaign to enlist the support of various dignitaries, including Vice President Charles G. Dawes. The Knox Memorial Association successfully completed a reconstruction of Knox's mansion, Montpelier, in 1930.
About This Item
- Title: Letter from Charles G. Dawes, Vice President, 1925
- Creator: Dawes, Charles G.
- Creation Date: 1925-06-16
- Subject Date: 1925-06-16
- Town: Thomaston, Washington
- County: Knox
- State: DC, ME
- Media: Typed letter, signed
- Local Code: Knox Memorial Association Records
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951--Correspondence
- Lord, Annie W.--Correspondence
- Knox, Henry, 1750-1806--Monuments
- Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum (Thomaston, Me.)
- Vice Presidents--United States
- Knox Memorial Association--Records and Correspondence
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