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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04622
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0095] April-June 1790 
Title Hannah Harwood to Henry Knox about lack of Waldo land patent progress and debt repayment
Date 2 June 1790
Author Harwood, Hannah Flucker Urquhart (fl. 1774-1796)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Land transaction document
Content Description Apologizes for not writing sooner, but declares she was ashamed to tell him that no progress had been made on their Waldo patent land dealings. However, is pleased to report that she "obliged the Creditors of my Father to consent to your receiving your demand without a chancery suit." Discusses business interests relating to the Waldo patent and debt repayment, including financial affairs with Thomas Longman in London, England. Also discusses family news, congratulating the Knox family on the birth of a new son.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Estate  Debt  Finance  Law  Women of the Founding Era  Global History and Civics  Children and Family  
People Harwood, Hannah Flucker Urquhart (fl. 1774-1796)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written London, England
Theme Women in American History; Agriculture; Children & Family; Law; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Hannah Flucker was a sister of Lucy Knox. She married for the first time to James Urquhart circa 1774, and then was divorced. She married a second time, to Richard Harwood, circa 1788.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859