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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Benjamin Walker

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05715 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 November 1792 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.8 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks to see the agreements of land from Madame de Leval and Mr. de la Roche and for Walker to send copies to him.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Walker, Benjamin, 1753-1818
Leval, Rosalie Josephe Bacler de, fl. 1790-1796
Roche, Jean-Baptiste de la, fl. 1790-1792

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralLand TransactionWaldo PatentFinanceContractWomen's HistoryImmigration and MigrationRefugeesFranceWomen of the Founding Era

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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