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Hopkins, Mark (fl. 1774) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00132 Author/Creator: Hopkins, Mark (fl. 1774) Place Written: Great Barrington, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 March 1774 Pagination: 1p. +addr.+docket. 19.8 cm. x 18.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports that he has collected the money owed by David Hopkins, and will forward it to Knox. Also orders the London Magazine.

People: Hopkins, Mark, fl. 1774
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: DebtFinanceBook SellingMerchants and TradeCommerceJournalism

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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