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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07642
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0147] September-October 1801 
Title Henry Knox to Moses Gale and/or Moses Higgins about limestone production and bad quality stone
Date 23 October 1801
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Gale, Moses  Higgins, Moses  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Discusses the production of his limestone. Notes a shipment was returned due to suspicions of the lime being bad. Mentions the reputation of the lime is his greatest concern and requests Gale destroy it. Provides instructions on how to properly manufacture the lime. Mr. Moses Higgins is noted on the last page of the letter, however, the docket notes to Moses Gale.
Subjects Industry  Building Construction  Commerce  Science and Technology  Merchants and Trade  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Thomaston, Maine
Theme Merchants & Commerce; 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