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Treat, Robert (fl. 1792) [Land purchase guarantee]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05438 Author/Creator: Treat, Robert (fl. 1792) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1 May 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.1 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Document certifies that Treat has put a deposit on a particular tract of land, and is in the process of negotiating the purchase of that land from Henry Knox and Isaac and Samuel Winslow. Signed by Treat and two witnesses. Written from "Frankfort," the town in which Treat's land is located. No state given, but may be in Maine, where Knox and the Winslows owned land together as part of the Waldo patent.

People: Treat, Robert, fl. 1792-1801
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Winslow, Isaac, 1763-1806
Winslow, Samuel, fl. 1781-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentRevolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionFinanceContract

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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