Henry Knox Quote

Were an energetic and judicious system to be proposed with your signature it would be a circumstance highly honorable to your fame... and doubly entitle you to the glorious republican epithet, The Father of your Country.


Letter to George Washington, urging Washington to attend the Philadelphia Convention. (March 19, 1787)

To George Washington from Henry Knox, 19 March 1787[founders.archives.gov]

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Were an energetic and judicious system to be proposed with your signature it would be a circumstance highly honorable to your fame... and doubly...

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Were an energetic and judicious system to be proposed with your signature it would be a circumstance highly honorable to your fame... and doubly...

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Were an energetic and judicious system to be proposed with your signature it would be a circumstance highly honorable to your fame... and doubly...

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Were an energetic and judicious system to be proposed with your signature it would be a circumstance highly honorable to your fame... and doubly...