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Longman, Thomas (1731-1797) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00018 Author/Creator: Longman, Thomas (1731-1797) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph note signed Date: 5 October 1772 Pagination: 1p. 10.2 cm. x 17.3 cm.

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Summary of Content: Informs Knox that the magazines sent are the same as in August, except that "The Grand Imperial" has been dropped because it will no longer be published. Post script confirms inclusion of "usual packet for Mr. Bowes." Longman was a London bookseller.

People: Longman, Thomas, 1731-1797
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingMerchants and TradeCommerceJournalism

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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