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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to George Ulmer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07671 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 16 November 1801 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 32.4 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Noted as a copy. Knox responds to Ulmer's letter of resignation. Says Ulmer has taken offense where none was intended. Informs Ulmer there have been frauds committed regarding the signing of 88 and of floating permits. Also notes he considers the paper (a list of settlers on Knox's patent) Ulmer delivered to him in 1795 to be valuable. Discusses the various settlers Ulmer had drawn up certificates for and the men Ulmer discussed in his last letter to Knox. Writes, "As to treating you with Contempt in these instances or any others it is a Misapprehension. I have highly appreciated your servers and friendship...I hope that we may still be of mutual service to each other..." For Ulmer's letter of resignation see GLC02437.07670. There is note on the last page describing further land deals. The notes state it was not part of the original letter.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Ulmer, George, 1756-1825

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: FinanceForgery and FraudLand TransactionImmigration and MigrationWaldo Patent

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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