Letter from Charles G. Dawes, Vice President, 1925

Contributed by 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.

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  • 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

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P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
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