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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.06205
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0123] July-September 1794 
Title Henry Knox to Moses Copeland about road building in Maine
Date 13 September 1794
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Copeland, Moses  
Document Type Correspondence; Land transaction document
Content Description Discusses construction plans on a road being built from Broad Bay, Maine to Warren, Maine. Appears to discuss issues with either the road or the land. Informs Copeland the road should be completed by the summer.
Subjects Land Transaction  Waldo Patent  Road Construction  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Copeland, Moses (fl. 1786-1807)  
Place written Thomaston, Maine
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Industry
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Preliminary research suggests a man by the name of Moses Copeland was born in 1741 and died in 1817 in Warren, Maine, but it is unclear whether he is, in fact, the Moses Copeland of this document.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859