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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07577
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0146] June-August 1801 
Title Benjamin Joy to Henry Knox about timber and lime
Date 1 August 1801
Author Joy, Benjamin (1758-1830)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Discusses business transactions involving timber and lime. Appears to complain about a shipment of timber being short and the long pieces being cut. Threatens to prosecute the shipper who delivered the timber unless the shipper can replace the missing timber. Requests more timber and two long pieces. Also mentions other items he would like Knox to ship to him. Expresses his sympathies in the troubles Knox is having with the squatters (likely in Maine).
Subjects Waldo Patent  Landlord and Tenant  Boundary or Property Dispute  Mobs and Riots  Rebellion  Surveying  Prisoner  Forestry  Industry  Building Construction  Commerce  Law  
People Joy, Benjamin (1758-1830)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Law; Industry
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859