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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06868
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0132] October-December 1796 
Title Employment agreement between Christopher Gore and William Hay
Date 14 November 1796
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Signature, possibly of Christopher Gore, has been clipped. Also signed by William Hay and by John Trumbull as witness. Contract between the American Christopher Gore, living in London, and William Hay, a London gardener. Enumerates the terms of employment for Hay, as Gore's gardener: specifies that Hay will travel to the United States and work on Gore's land under the supervision of a William Payne.
Subjects Labor  Immigration and Migration  Contract  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  
People Gore, Christopher (1758-1827)  Hay, William (fl. 1796-1799)  Payne, William (fl. 1796)  
Theme Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859