The collection contains three items: one letter (TLS) from the Secretary to the President, John Addison Porter, Executive
Mansion, 30 Apr. 1898 to P. C. Knox, re his brother Dr. S. B. P. Knox; one document, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant
Secretary to the Navy, thanking S.B. P. Knox, M.D., for contributions to the "Eyes for the Navy" appeal, undated; and one
"Personal Military and Civil History," filed by Knox with the Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society of Washington,
D.C., 1914. Knox was a surgeon during the Civil War with the 49th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He later was a
resident of Santa Barbara was a charter member of Starr-King Post No. 52, Department of California and Nevada, Grand Army
of the Republic, and was its first Surgeon. He also was President of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Barbara Public Library
for 22 years.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.