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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04775
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0097] October-December 1790 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox about certificate from the Supreme Court at Cambridge enabling sale of Mrs. Flucker's estate
Date 10 November 1790
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Land transaction document; Legal document
Content Description Informs Knox that "with some difficulty" he "obtained the necessary Certificate, and the order of the Supreme Court at Cambridge for the Sale of the whole of Mrs. Flucker's real Estate." Before the sale Knox has to take an oath "and I think give hands for the faithful discharge of your duty." After a "small journey" Hichborn will see "whether that oath cannot be taken at Philadelphia."
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Estate  Law  Judiciary  Land Transaction  Oath  Women's History  Children and Family  
People Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Agriculture; Merchants & Commerce; Law; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859