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The Ohio Company of Associates

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CollectionDawes Memorial Library: Manuscript Collection. view image
Document Information
Date April 23, 1790
Author Name Rufus Putnam (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary This document is a bond between the founders of the Ohio Company of Associates and the Secretary at War. The document identifies former officers who have land claims against the United States and establishes the Ohio Company as the broker to liquidate such claims.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Includes a long list of former Revolutionary War officers who are entitled to parcels of land by virtue of their service.
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Related Persons/Groups Rufus Putnam; Manasseh Cutler; Richard Platte; Henry Knox; Judges of the Western Territory; Directors of the Ohio Company; Richard Platte; Marasseh Cutler; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia;
Keywords Notary public; land for military services; good and lawful title; fee simple; Agency of Ebenezer Sprout; Agency of Henry Jackson; Agency of Ephraim Cutler; late war with Great Britain;
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