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Waldo, Francis (ca. 1728-1784) [Report on the Muscongus patent]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09104 Author/Creator: Waldo, Francis (ca. 1728-1784) Place Written: London, England Type: Manuscript document Date: 27 April 1784 Pagination: 2 p. ; 32.8 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: A note at the bottom of the document reads, "The above is from Francis Waldo Esq. and enclosed in a letter dated 27 April London, 1784," and signed by Henry Knox. Contains extensive information about the Muscongus patent in Maine, and mentions several players involved with the patent, including Thomas Goldthwait and Hannah Flucker, Knox's mother-in-law.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Waldo, Francis, ca. 1728-1784
Flucker, Hannah, 1726-1785
Goldthwaite, Thomas, 1717-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Land TransactionWaldo PatentMuscongus PatentFinanceWomen's HistoryEstate

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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