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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Legal agreement on land in Maine] [incomplete]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04969 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New Brunswick, New Jersey Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 2 June 1791 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31.8 x 19.5 cm.

Incomplete legal document signed by both Knox and Duer with paper and wax seals next to their signatures. Portions of the document may be in the hand of General Henry Jackson. Document pertains to Duer's and Knox's joint purchase of what could be up to two million acres of land near the Waldo Patent in the District of Maine from the Massachusetts Legislature (see GLC02437.04670). Duer notes that if the lands purchased touched upon the Waldo Patent, Knox is to provide a township upon the Penobscot River to give the property access to the sea. Witnessed and signed by Henry Jackson and John Lane. A complete copy of this agreement can be found at GLC02437.04971.

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