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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Waterman Thomas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09275 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Letter signed Date: 23 August 1801 Pagination: 8 p. ; 22.5 x 18 cm.

Wishes help in settling disputes with those living on his lands in the Waldo patent. Also addresses to "Major Bracket and the reverend Thurston Whiting." Recent attacks on his surveyors have been made by neighbors worried he may encroach on their land. Asks Thomas, Bracket and Whiting to go to the towns on his land, and convince the residents that he has there best interestest in mind. Also asks them to accompany those surveying his land and report any violence, so the government can act to stop the attacks. Also discusses the history and details of his lands.

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