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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Abijah Hammond

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06678 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 28 March 1796 Pagination: 4 p. ; 33 x 20 cm.

No addressee listed, but previous research lists the addressee as "Abijah Hammond at New York." This information was added later in pencil. Unsigned, but handwriting suggests the author is Henry Knox. Mentions previous correspondence with Hammond and with Colonel [William Stephens] Smith. Asks about a deed to lands in the Waldo patent, and the financial transactions associated with the deed.

Preliminary research suggests that Abijah Hammond was a major landowner in New York City who often worked with William Stephens Smith.

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