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Ulmer, George (1756-1825) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07585 Author/Creator: Ulmer, George (1756-1825) Place Written: Ducktrap, Maine Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 22 August 1801 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21.6 x 17.4 cm.

Noted as a copy. Discusses the progress of the surveying and updates Knox on his schedule. Mentions the committee's presence may help keep the peace with the settlers. Letter is a duplicate of GLC02437.07588.

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