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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05348
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0107] March 1792 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox about the Waldo patent court decision and the building of a canal
Date 11 March 1792
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Discusses a recent General Court decision against them in their wish to be compensated for some of the Waldo patent lands. Touches on their canal project and mentions that General [Henry] Jackson will forward to Knox some information about it. Mentions his imminent departure to Europe and sends his love to Mrs. Knox. Finally, provides some parting advice on how Knox should proceed with the Waldo patent, including, "for gods sake be cautious!"
Subjects Waldo Patent  Land Transaction  Revolutionary War General  Government and Civics  Finance  Canals  Infrastructure  Commerce  Transportation  Travel  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  Knox, Lucy Flucker (1756-1824)  
Place written Dorchester, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; Merchants & Commerce; Science, Technology, Invention; Industry; Law
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859