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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04889
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0099] March-April 1791 
Title Benjamin Hichborn to Henry Knox requesting advice on sale of patent lands
Date 23 March 1791
Author Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Land transaction document
Content Description Reports that he has received a request from Mr. Peirce to give him his advice "respecting the Sale of the Patent Lands." States he thinks that land will sell "in the time limited by [Knox's] wishes." Provides his opinion on whom should be appointed to the 2nd regiment.
Subjects Land Transaction  Revolutionary War General  Estate  Finance  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Military History  Government and Civics  Frontiers and Exploration  American Indian History  Waldo Patent  Northwest Territory  Northwest Indian War  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hichborn, Benjamin (1746-1817)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Law; Merchants & Commerce; Agriculture; Westward Expansion; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859