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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06855
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0132] October-December 1796 
Title Abiel Wood to Henry Knox regarding vessels sailing to and from Wiscasset
Date 31 October 1796
Author Wood, Abiel (ca. 1743-1811)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Answers Knox's question from his previous letter (see GLC02437.06845) regarding vessels sailing to and from Wiscasset. Provides information about the size of the boats sailing from that location, where they are traveling, and how much cargo they can carry. Promises to help Knox if he can be of service.
Subjects Transportation  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  
People Wood, Abiel (ca. 1743-1811)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Wiscasset, Maine
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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