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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Chevalier Boulogne

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05705 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter Date: 19 November 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses a proposed land agreement between Boulogne and William Duer. Also mentions Madame de Leval.

People: Boulogne, fl. 1792
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Duer, William, 1747-1799
Leval, Rosalie Josephe Bacler de, fl. 1790-1796

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionWaldo PatentContractFinanceWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryFranceRefugeesImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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