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Malcom, James (fl. 1794-1806) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06657 Author/Creator: Malcom, James (fl. 1794-1806) Place Written: Cushing, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 March 1796 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 30.8 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Written from "Cushing," possibly in Maine. Writes to inform Knox of the results of a survey Knox hired him to perform. Discusses the survey of an unnamed river, and talks about possible dams and canals to be built. In a post-script, asks if Knox would like him to complete an additional portion of the survey.

People: Malcom, James, fl. 1794-1806
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: SurveyingInfrastructureCanalsWaldo Patent

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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