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Doughty, John (1754-1826) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03022 Author/Creator: Doughty, John (1754-1826) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 June 1784 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 32 x 20.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Major Doughty encloses returns of the ordnance stores and troops under his command. Plans to wait for clothing to arrive before sending a party of soldiers to Springfield, Massachusetts. Writes, "I have the Happiness to inform you that the greatest good order has prevailed in the discharge of the Troops from this place-" Reports a theft of stores. Reports on other events at West Point, thanking Knox for his charge.

People: Doughty, John, 1754-1826
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMuster Rolls and ReturnsArtilleryAmmunitionMilitary SuppliesMilitary UniformsWest Point (US Military Academy)Clothing and AccessoriesCriminals and Outlaws

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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