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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04181
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0088] March-April 1789 
Title Henry Jackson to Henry Knox about land sales and John Adams
Date 15 April 1789
Author Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Land transaction document
Content Description Discusses the sale of lands belonging to Knox's eastern territories, likely part of the Waldo patent lands. Declares that he has done research into the subject, but his last report to Knox may have been "premature." Mentions that Vice President [John] Adams left on Monday to travel to New York, and that Governor [John] Hancock acted honorably during his part of the festivities. Also mentions his plan to depart for New York in one week.
Subjects Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Revolutionary War General  Finance  Vice President  Government and Civics  Travel  Holidays and Celebrations  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  Hancock, John (1737-1793)  
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Agriculture; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859