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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  September-October 1789
|Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox discussing friends, family and business
|15 October 1789
|Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)
|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.
|Revolutionary War General Friendship Waldo Patent Land Transaction Landlord and Tenant Boundary or Property Dispute Finance Death Children and Family
|Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)
|Merchants & Commerce; Children & Family; Agriculture
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859