ALS, 1787 February 14 : New York, to General Benjamin Lincoln.

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Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. ALS, 1787 February 14 : New York, to General Benjamin Lincoln.

ALS, 1787 February 14 : New York, to General Benjamin Lincoln.

Knox congratulates Lincoln on his suppression of the "insurgents" at Shays's rebellion. He also refers to the Constitutional Convention to be held the next May in Philadelphia, indicating that many men had the objective of drafting a new Constitution there, contrary to what has been written in many history texts.

4 p. ; 32 x 20 cm.

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