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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04252
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0089] May-June 1789 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox about Waldo patent lands issues
Date 21 June 1789
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Land transaction document; Legal document
Content Description Apologizes for not responding sooner to his recent letters. Comments on a variety of issues regarding the Waldo patent lands, including whether to bring the matter before the General Court and how to handle the petitioning residents of the territory. Refers to "Cousin Isaac," likely Isaac Winslow, Sr. Sends his compliments to Mrs. Knox.
Subjects Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Revolutionary War General  Boundary or Property Dispute  Petition  Government and Civics  Law  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  Winslow, Isaac (ca. 1743-1793)  
Place written Dorchester, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Law; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859