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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Agreement with John Lillie]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06943 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 4 April 1797 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 22.5 x 18.6 cm.

Agreement with John Lillie regarding fisheries at Brigadier's Island. Countersigned by John Lillie, with Richard Waterhouse and Friederick Gottman signing as witnesses.

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