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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Captain Lieutenant Johnson's permission to take military stores]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02187 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 25 June 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 22.5 x 21.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Major General Henry Knox says that Captain Lieutenant Johnson will apply to the commissary for two 6 pounders and the harnesses to transport them. Also, he is to be given 75 rounds of shot and "25 Case fixed with Flannel." Wants the quartermaster to help arrange for them to be taken to Stony Point, where Johnson will take control of them.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary SuppliesArtilleryTransportationAmmunitionWest Point (US Military Academy)MutinyMobs and RiotsRebellionSoldier's PayFinanceContinental CongressCongress

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