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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to unknown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07667 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Autograph letter Date: 13 November 1801 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 31.3 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter is not signed but appears to be in Knox's handwriting. Authorizes a gentleman to hire men to erect dams, houses, and to chop wood. Notes the men's wages will be paid in land at the current market rate. Also mentions he would like various men with trades (blacksmiths, house carpenters, shoe makers, etc.) to settle down with their families.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: InfrastructureBuilding ConstructionForestryLaborFinanceImmigration and MigrationArtisansLand Transaction

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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