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Ulmer, George (1756-1825) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07566 Author/Creator: Ulmer, George (1756-1825) Place Written: Northport, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 July 1801 Pagination: 2 p. : address ; 29.7 x 18.2 cm.

Continues to discuss the ongoing conflict between the settlers and the surveyors on the north part of the Waldo patent. Appears to discuss spies he has mixed in with the settlers. Also provides names of the suspected people involved.

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