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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Isaac Winslow

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09138 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter Date: 24 October 1785 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 33.5 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Unsigned, but handwriting suggests the author is Henry Knox. Discusses signing the bond with the ten proprietors on behalf of the heirs of Brigadier General Samuel Waldo; declares that he has empowered Henry Jackson to sign on their behalf. Encloses a bond related to the Waldo patent (not present), and summarizes some information about it.

People: Winslow, Isaac, 1743-1793
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionBoundary or Property DisputeContract

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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