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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05638
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0114] October 1792 
Title Benjamin Walker to Henry Knox discussing Knox's business relationship with Madame de Leval and William Duer
Date 3 October 1792
Author Walker, Benjamin (1753-1818)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document; Land transaction document
Content Description Discusses Knox's situation with [William] Duer and Madame de Leval over land negotiations. States Duer has given him Knox's obligation to convey to Duer a certain proposition on a township. Asks that Knox informs him when he is ready to make the final conveyance. Also notes Leval's concern over the Committee delaying the meeting regarding her land claims. Says if this happens some of the Germans who Leval has sold land to plan on attending the meeting. Date taken from docket. "Free" stamped on address leaf with no signature.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Contract  Finance  Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Women of the Founding Era  Women's History  Immigration and Migration  Refugees  France  Boundary or Property Dispute  Government and Civics  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Walker, Benjamin (1753-1818)  Duer, William (1747-1799)  Leval, Rosalie Josephe Bacler de (fl. 1790-1796)  Duer, William (1747-1799)  
Theme Law; Agriculture; Merchants & Commerce; Law
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859