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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05307
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0106] February 1792 
Title Henry Jackson to Henry Knox on a canal project and discussions over the Waldo lands
Date 15 February 1792
Author Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Was disappointed not to have received word from Knox on how to proceed with their canal project. Is waiting to put their plans into action. Discusses a new company, led by a Colonel Worthington, which is being formed to cut a canal in the Connecticut River. Talks about the legislature's meetings to discuss the land purchases in the Waldo patent in Maine. Relates a conversation he had with Isaac Winslow about the patent lands; Winslow writes that he is in no "hurry to settle." Provides information on land deals with several others, including Mr. [Richard] Soderstrom and Mr. [William] Tudor.
Subjects Waldo Patent  Land Transaction  Revolutionary War General  Infrastructure  Canada  Commerce  Transportation  Government and Civics  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Jackson, Henry (1747-1809)  Söderström, Richard (ca. 1741-1815)  Tudor, William (1750-1819)  Winslow, Isaac (1763-1806)  Heath, William (1737-1814)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Law; Government & Politics; Industry; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859