Washington letter to Henry Knox, 1789

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President Washington George Washington wrote to Henry Knox in New York thanking Knox for helping to procure a suit of clothes sent from the Hartford Manufacture, a textile mill in Hartford, Connecticut.

Washington also comments on recent elections and comments: "To hear that the votes have run in favor of Mr. Adams gives me pleasure."

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  • Title: Washington letter to Henry Knox, 1789
  • Creator: George Washington
  • Creation Date: 1789-03-02
  • Subject Date: 1789
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 77, Box 2/61
  • Collection: Autographs of special note
  • Object Type: Text

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