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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to William Duer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05663 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript letter Date: 21 October 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.2 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Copy of GLC02437.05662. Agreement with Duer where he will sell "all [the] original rights in the province of maine lands," to Knox. Noted as a copy and signature(s) are clipped.

People: Duer, William, 1747-1799
Green, William, fl. 1792
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionDebtFinanceContractWaldo Patent

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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