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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Thomas Vose

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05647 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter Date: 8 October 1792 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 32.8 x 20.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Vose that he has received his letter concerning a tract of land. Mentions the possibility of postponing his trip to [St. Georges, Maine]. Hopes to make the trip in June, which at that time he will be "prepared to give deeds to all entitled and to accomodate all differences to Mr. Fales." Also discusses the possibility of having a house built (the future Montpelier).

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionWaldo PatentTravelContractBoundary or Property DisputeBuilding Construction

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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