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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Notice to residents of Waldo patent regarding Massachusetts General Court]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10426 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 27 August 1798 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 39 x 25 cm.

Notifying the residents of the Waldo Patent that the members of the Commissioners of the General Court of Massachusetts "will be at Reed Tavern in Thomaston on the second Tuesday in September" in order to receive any information regarding claims on land withing the patent.

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