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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  October 1792
|Henry Jackson to Henry Knox about the Maine land deal and John Hills's canal survey
|28 October 1792
|Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)
|Correspondence; Business and financial document; Government document
|Expresses his approval that Knox has finally bought out William Duer's portion of the Maine land and asks for a copy of the agreement. Encloses a copy of a letter he received from Duer, stating that he will wait for further instructions from Knox before he does anything about Duer's letter. Says that Captain [John] Hills, a surveyor working for Knox, will travel to Philadelphia the following day. Discusses Knox's canal project, noting that Hills could not finish his survey due to the bad weather. Adds that the survey will soon be finished, and some final calculations need to be made.
|Revolutionary War General Contract Finance Debt Land Transaction Canals Infrastructure Surveying
|Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Duer, William (1747-1799) Hills, John (fl. 1771-1796)
|Merchants & Commerce; Government & Politics; Science, Technology, Invention; Industry
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859