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Hunt, William (fl. 1785) [Agreement with William Hunt]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09135 Author/Creator: Hunt, William (fl. 1785) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 14 October 1785 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 31.9 x 19.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Contract stating that Henry Knox, Samuel and Isaac Winslow, and Samuel Waldo are "held & stand firmly bound & Obliged unto William Hunt of Boston" for the Muscongus patent. Declares that Hunt is writing as clerk of the ten original proprietors of the patent. States the details of the arrangement. Docket asserts that this document was sent to Knox by William Hunt, but that he did not sign it, and instead signed a later copy.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Hunt, William, fl. 1785
Waldo, Samuel, b. 1764
Winslow, Isaac, 1763-1806
Winslow, Samuel, fl. 1781-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Land TransactionWaldo PatentMuscongus PatentBoundary or Property DisputeGovernment and CivicsContract

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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