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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07586
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0146] June-August 1801 
Title An affidavit from Henry Knox
Date 22 August 1801
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Document Type Legal document; Land transaction document
Content Description Document is not signed but appears to be in Knox's handwriting. An affidavit by Henry Knox concerning a land warrant granted to him for his military services. Appears Knox delivered the warrant to Richard Platt and received a certificate for $1000 from Platt signed by Winthrop Sargent. Note at bottom of the document states "Sworn before Major Wheaton Justice Peace 22 Aug', 1801." Docket notes the affidavit was written from Thomaston, Maine.
Subjects Land Transaction  Law  Finance  Soldier's Pay  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Sargent, Winthrop (1753-1820)  Sargent, Winthrop (1753-1820)  
Place written Thomaston, Maine
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859