Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to William Sterrit, Samuel Brown and Josiah Reed
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07568 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Autograph letter Date: 14 July 1801 Pagination: 8 p. : docket ; 22.6 x 18.3 cm.
Letter is not signed but appears to be in Knox handwriting. Discusses the ongoing conflict with the settlers on the north part of the Waldo patent. Describes the issues of the conflict and the danger the surveyors are in. Requests the gentlemen show and explain the legal title of Brigadier Waldo and the heirs of that title to the settlers. Explains how the title and map will show who the land legally belongs too. Requests they also explain and show how Knox's lands are separate from the Plymouth Company lands, and that they have been surveyed and delivered by the Commonwealth to Knox.
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