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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.10230
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0101] July-August 1791 
Title Articles of agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Date 1 July 1791
Author Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802)  
Additional authors Jarvis, Leonard (fl. 1788-1795); Read, John (fl. 1791-1795)
Document Type Land transaction document; Legal document
Content Description Articles of agreement between Phillips, Leonard Jarvis and John Read for the state of Massachusetts and Henry Jackson and associates for the sale of two million acres "of unappropriated lands in the Eastern parts of [the] Commonwealth..." There are thirteen articles in all. Noted as a copy in the docket. Appears to be held together with sealing wax. Watermarked "Budgen" and with hunting horn inside a crest with "G R" underneath. Docketed by Jackson, "Copy of Contract July 1 1791-2,0000.00 acres at 10 cents."
Subjects Waldo Patent  Land Transaction  Contract  
People Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802)  Jarvis, Leonard (fl. 1788-1795)  Read, John (fl. 1791-1795)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Place written Massachusetts
Theme Law
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859