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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Hannah Flucker Urquhart Harwood

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04169 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 April 1789 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 33.7 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Addressed to his "dear Sister." Mentions that he perused the letters she sent to Lucy Knox earlier in the year. Discusses his actions regarding "her father" Thomas Flucker's estate, especially regarding how favorable the government is to his claims. Comments on the debts "against" the estate, and presents some business plans for the Waldo patent lands. Mentions an agent in England, Thomas Longman.

Background Information: Hannah Flucker was a sister of Lucy Knox. She married for the first time to James Urquhart circa 1774, and then was divorced. She married a second time, to Richard Harwood, ...circa 1788.See More

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Harwood, Hannah Flucker Urquhart, fl. 1774-1796
Longman, Thomas, 1731-1797

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentRevolutionary War GeneralEstateChildren and FamilyWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryGovernment and CivicsFinanceLand Transaction

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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