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Peirce, Joseph (1745-1828) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06286 Author/Creator: Peirce, Joseph (1745-1828) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 December 1794 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 25.4 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Knox it may be too late in the season to procure the quantity of poultry Knox had wanted. Notes he will procure the deer in June and advises Knox to have his park fixed before their arrival. Describes the quantity and type of land the deer will prefer. Continues to discuss the prepartions of Knox's property for the various animals. Also mentions the legal rights to a piece of property. Notes Judge [James] Sullivan's "History of Maine" (The History of the District of Maine) will be out in a fortnight. Marked as private on the address leaf.

People: Peirce, Joseph, 1745-1828
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Sullivan, James, 1744-1808

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: MontpelierAgriculture and Animal HusbandryDiet and nutritionLawLand TransactionLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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