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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Agreement with James Swan for land sale, with later endorsements]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09255 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 19 May 1795 Pagination: 2 p. ; 30 x 18.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09255 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 19 May 1795 Pagination: 2 p. ; 30 x 18.5 cm.

Agreement granting 25,000 acres in the Waldo patent from Henry Knox to James Swan, also giving Knox the right to buy the land back at a fixed price. Signed twice by Knox with his initials. Later endorsement at bottom of second page, dated 7 November 1798, stating that Knox is buying the land back from Swann. A second endorsement, dated 29 November 1799, states that Swan has yet to transfer his holdings to anyone.

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