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Peirce, Joseph (1745-1828) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06118 Author/Creator: Peirce, Joseph (1745-1828) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 June 1794 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 31.2 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses committee members who will hear the land petition cases in Waldoboro, Maine. Reports he told the committee that Knox was unaware of the people's suits (possibly deeds) being lost and Knox is a friend and benefactor of the people on the patent (possibly part of the Waldo patent). Also notes the settlers have issues with some of Knox's agents.

People: Peirce, Joseph, 1745-1828
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionPetitionBoundary or Property DisputeLawContract

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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