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Humphreys, David (1752-1818) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02177 Author/Creator: Humphreys, David (1752-1818) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 June 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 23.5 x 19.2 cm.

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Summary of Content: Requests that Knox and "all the General Officers belonging to the Garrison" attend a meeting with General George Washington the next day and asks Knox to "notify those Gentlemen accordingly." Noted as written at Head Quarters and docketed by Knox.

People: Humphreys, David, 1752-1818
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyPresidentMutinyRebellionMobs and RiotsContinental CongressCongressSoldier's LetterFinance

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