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Meade, George (1741-1808) [Agreement between Henry Knox and George Meade for sale of land]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09256 Author/Creator: Meade, George (1741-1808) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 25 May 1795 Pagination: 7 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 20 cm.

Articles of agreement between Henry Knox and George Meade regarding Knox selling Meade one hundred thousand acres in the Waldo patent. Part of the last page has been clipped.

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