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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Obligation between Henry Knox, Samuel Ogden and William Duer]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05495 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 8 June 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.2 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Knox signs with his initials. Outlines a financial transaction between Knox, Ogden and Duer regarding their purchase of townships (in Maine).


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionContractWaldo PatentFinance

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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