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Unknown [Agreement between Henry Knox and George Meade for sale of land]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09257 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 25 May 1795 Pagination: 5 p. : docket ; 33 x 20.5 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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