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Dodge, Ezekiel G. (fl. 1795-1798) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06449 Author/Creator: Dodge, Ezekiel G. (fl. 1795-1798) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 22 June 1795 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 30.9 x 19.3 cm.

Represents the inhabitants of Thomaston, Maine in extending their welcome to Knox and his family. Place writ previously inferred, written in red.

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