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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07929
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0155] January-June 1805 
Title Henry Knox to Henry Jackson Knox about the lime works and other matters pertaining to Knox's estate
Date 7 April 1805
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Knox, Henry Jackson  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Encloses a work agreement (not present) with Phineas Whitney and others for employment at the lime works. Provides advice on how best to use the labor. Also consents to him residing on a particular house and farm for the season, and gives him advice about that. Also gives various instructions on issues related to the Knox estate, and asks him to discuss them with Mr. [John] Gleason, Knox's agent.
Subjects Industry  Commerce  Labor  Contract  Children and Family  Landlord and Tenant  
People Knox, Henry Jackson (1780-1832)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Gleason, John (fl. 1796-1811)  Whitney, Phineas (fl. 1805)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Industry; Agriculture; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859