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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Agreement]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06969 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 19 May 1797 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.8 x 18.9 cm.

Agreement between Knox and Robert Wyatt from England, for Wyatt to work in the gardens on Knox's property. Signed by Wyatt, with John Rynier and Friederick Gottman signing as witnesses.

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