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Unknown [Policy of assurance]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10600 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Document Date: 24 August 1797 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 42.6 x 28.1 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10600 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Document Date: 24 August 1797 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 42.6 x 28.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by various underwriters. A policy of assurance for Henry Knox. Insures various amounts of money for cargos shipped between Thomastown [Thomaston, Maine?] to Bermuda. The vessel is insured for risk of "capture & condemnation" only, cargo is covered against all risks. Various sums of money are also listed next to each underwriter's signature. Noted recorded on 24 August 1797. Docket notes received 30 December 1797. Document is partially printed with information written by hand.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: CaribbeanMerchants and TradeCommerceMaritimeTransportationFinancePrivateering

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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