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Parsons, Elijah (1747-1827) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00047 Author/Creator: Parsons, Elijah (1747-1827) Place Written: East Haddam, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 March 1773 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 20cm. x 17.5cm.

Summary of Content: Reverend Parsons requests a subscription to the London Magazine, and inquires about arrivals of other books.

People: Parsons, Elijah, 1747-1827
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingJournalismMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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