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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Thomas Vose

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04774 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 November 1789 Pagination: 33 p. ; 32.4 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: An extensive summary of details concerning the Waldo Patent. Includes financial information, instructions on selling the land to settlers, and instructions on the administration of the land.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Vose, Thomas, 1753-1810

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionLandlord and TenantFinanceMorality and EthicsTaxes or TaxationAgriculture and Animal HusbandryBuilding ConstructionFortificationContractEstateCommerceMerchants and TradeFranceNavyMilitary HistoryIndustryForestryMaritimeMiningGeography and Natural HistoryAsiaGiftArtisansSurveyingTransportationLawGovernment and CivicsPetitionImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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