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Winslow, Isaac (1763-1806) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04239 Author/Creator: Winslow, Isaac (1763-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 June 1789 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 25.4 x 19.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses a petition members of a committee are presenting to him about grievances in Thomaston, Maine, part of the Waldo patent lands. The petition is being presented by a Mr. Brown and a Mr. Thomas. Discusses meetings of the Court (the General Court of Massachusetts) on the subject. Mentions that Colonel [Benjamin] Hichborn will be representing Knox. Also recommends his brother [likely Samuel Winslow] for an open position with the federal government in the Import Office.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Winslow, Isaac, 1763-1806
Hichborn, Benjamin, 1746-1817

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionRevolutionary War GeneralLandlord and TenantBoundary or Property DisputePetitionGovernment and CivicsOffice SeekerLetter of Introduction or Recommendation

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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