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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04390
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0091] September-October 1789 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox discussing friends, family and business
Date 15 October 1789
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes that the upcoming visit to New York of their mutual friend [Henry] Jackson will likely render unnecessary the present letter. Discusses Knox's financial dealings in Maine, especially regarding a land ownership dispute with Mr. [William] Wetmore. Relates news of mutual acquaintances and mentions several people complaining that Knox has not written them in a while. Expresses his sympathy for the death of Knox's child and sends his respects, along with his wife's, to Knox and his family. Free frank signed by Benjamin Hichborn.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Friendship  Waldo Patent  Land Transaction  Landlord and Tenant  Boundary or Property Dispute  Finance  Death  Children and Family  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Children & Family; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859