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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03183
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0076] September-December 1785 
Title Stephen Sayre to Henry Knox regarding the balance Knox owes for the house he is renting
Date 5 September 1785
Author Sayre, Stephen (1736-1818)  
Additional authors Bleeker, Anthony (fl. 1785)
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Writes to ask that if Knox leaves Baron de Poellnitz's house "before any other person appears as his Attorney," he should pay Mr. Anthony Bleeker the balance he owes for rent, as the Baron wants to provides money for his children. On the verso is a note signed by Anthony Bleeker specifying the amount due from Knox. See GLC02437.03172 for a related document.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Land Transaction  Finance  Law  Children and Family  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Sayre, Stephen (1736-1818)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Children & Family; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information May be the widely influential American Patriot Stephen Sayre (1736-1818). The Anthony Bleeker referenced here is likely not the New York lawyer and poet Anthony Bleeker, who was born in 1770.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Letter from Frederick Carl Hans Bruno, Baron von Poellnitz to Henry Knox regarding a house in New York Knox is renting from him  Account between Henry Knox and Stephen Sayre as agent for Baron von Poellnitz