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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07706 Author/Creator: Lee, John (fl. 1801-1802) Place Written: Turner, Maine Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 January 1802 Pagination: 2 p. ; 30.8 x 18.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the progress of obtaining subscriptions to build a turnpike road in Maine. Encloses (not included) the subscriptions and petitions for the turn pike road. Mentions they did not get as many subscribers as he had hoped. Says he wants the business accomplished while Knox is in the Legislature so Knox can influence the subscribers. Also mentions Knox should plan on attending the incorporating act of the votes. Written from "Buckstown," present day Turner, Maine.

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

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PetitionRoad ConstructionInfrastructureGovernment and CivicsFinanceWaldo Patent

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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