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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.09117
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0074] January-April 1785 
Title Henry Knox to Patrick Peeples about establishing a sawmill
Date 2 March 1785
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Peeples, Patrick  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Writes that he has heard Peeples is planning to set up a sawmill at St. George's Falls. Declares that though he tries to accommodate all residents of the area, he must forbid construction of the mill. Provides his reasons as well as other options Peeples might consider.
Subjects Mill  Forestry  Industry  Building Construction  Waldo Patent  Landlord and Tenant  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Peeples, Patrick (fl. 1785)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Industry
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859