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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02768
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0069] November 1783 
Title Abraham Ogden to Henry Knox discussing an estate for sale near Newark
Date 9 November 1783
Author Ogden, Abraham (1723-1790)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Land transaction document; Business and financial document; Correspondence
Content Description Describes a 1300 acre estate for sale near Newark, New Jersey. Discusses the quality of the farmland and the proposed price, 10,000 pounds New York currency. Believes the price is quite high but "the farm is certainly as valuable as any in this country."
Subjects Land Transaction  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Finance  Revolutionary War General  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Ogden, Abraham (1723-1790)  
Place written Newark, New Jersey
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859