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Unknown [Indenture with Samuel Ogden]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10316 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1794 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 37.2 x 23.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Indenture in which Samuel Ogden will hold a certain amount of land in trust from Knox and his wife, Lucy Knox.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Knox, Lucy Flucker, 1756-1824
Ogden, Samuel, 1746-1810
Macomb, Alexander, 1748-1831

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Land TransactionWomen's HistoryContract

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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