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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to William Duer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05716 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 November 1792 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 33 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Duer that he has looked over the agreement and believes it to be obligatory for them to fulfill the terms and conditions stated. States that he will be taking a look at all of the agreements made with Madame de Leval in order to better assess their situation and make plans as to what they should do next.

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralFinanceDebtContractLand TransactionWaldo PatentWomen of the Founding EraWomen's HistoryFranceRefugeesImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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