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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to David Brooks

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01799 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter Date: 1783/01/05 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 20.5 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Signature has been clipped. Writes to D. [likely David] Brooks, Assistant Clothier General, "Agreably to your request Major Haskell and Capt Bliss will decide what articles [in] Store, are fit and which unfit for service."

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Brooks, David, 1756-1838

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyClothing and AccessoriesMilitary SuppliesMilitary Uniforms

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