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Major Winthrop Sargent requests the influence of Knox

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Document Information
Date December 7, 1789
Author Name Winthrop Sargent (primary) Location: Maricutta
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses judicial system, indians, and solicits appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Winthrop Sargent; General Harmar; Judge Parson; ;
Related Places Maricutta; Fort Harmar; ;
Keywords boats; horses; waggons; sheeps; migration from the Head Waters and under the observation of Fort Harmar; death; of Indians we hear nothing; earliest information; few days past; honoured with your favor; assurance of your influence to promote my interests if occasion should offer; observation that agriculture might afford me satisfaction and profit; considerable advantage; proper devotion to those duties; dollars; living upon my banker; master of more expences than my salary can admit; governour has not arrived; judge; suffer from the want of adoption and publication of good & wholesome laws; little attention by the gentlemen of the bench to the important business of their commission; ;
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