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Lee, John (fl. 1801-1802) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07697 Author/Creator: Lee, John (fl. 1801-1802) Place Written: Turner, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 December 1801 Pagination: 3 p. : address ; 30.8 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Knox of the men who have signed the petition to the Legislature [possibly for a turnpike road] and the amount of money each man subscribed. Notes several men were missing from the meeting. Also says the men would like to change the distance [of the road?] and would prefer having John Peter survey the land instead of John Houston. Written from "Buckstown" present day Turner, Maine.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Lee, John, fl. 1801-1802

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PetitionRoad ConstructionInfrastructureGovernment and CivicsFinanceSurveyingWaldo Patent

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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