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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.09135
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0076] September-December 1785 
Title Agreement with William Hunt
Date 14 October 1785
Author Hunt, William (fl. 1785-1792)  
Document Type Legal document; Land transaction document; Business and financial document
Content Description Contract stating that Henry Knox, Samuel and Isaac Winslow, and Samuel Waldo are "held & stand firmly bound & Obliged unto William Hunt of Boston" for the Muscongus patent. Declares that Hunt is writing as clerk of the ten original proprietors of the patent. States the details of the arrangement. Docket asserts that this document was sent to Knox by William Hunt, but that he did not sign it, and instead signed a later copy.
Subjects Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Muscongus Patent  Boundary or Property Dispute  Government and Civics  Contract  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hunt, William (fl. 1785-1792)  Waldo, Samuel (1764-1798)  Winslow, Isaac (1763-1806)  Winslow, Samuel (fl. 1781-1806)  
Theme Law; 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