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Winslow, Isaac (1763-1806) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09168 Author/Creator: Winslow, Isaac (1763-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 31 July 1787 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 22.9 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Provides information on the members of the Eastern Committee in the Legislature, including General [Rufus] Putnam. Discusses the powers the committee feels it possesses regarding interfering in the Waldo patent land negotiations. Also comments on the financial status of the Flucker estate.

People: Winslow, Isaac, 1763-1806
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Robbins, Edward H. (Edward Hutchinson)., 1758-1837
Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783
Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759
Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionBoundary or Property DisputeLawGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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