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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06230 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 October 1794 Pagination: 2 p. ; 32 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses a business transaction involving [Thomas?] Goldthwait, [Thomas?] Edwards, Mr. [John] Bacon, and [Joseph] Peirce. Also mentions the amount of [bank?] notes paid out to various parties. Writes there is a gentleman here from the [Waldo] patent [lands] and he says "the people are now perfectly contented & happy in consequence of your late visit and the operation of Bibles - Rum - Spelling books - Brandy." Comments they obtained the looking glasses they were looking for from New York, New York. Notes he has enclosed a letter from a Mr. Harris.

People: Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Goldthwaite, Thomas, 1717-1799
Edwards, Thomas, 1753-1806
Bacon, John, 1738-1820
Peirce, Joseph, 1748-1812

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionEconomicsEducationBook SellingAlcoholReligionFinanceLandlord and Tenant

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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