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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Account of sundries drawn for part of the regiment of artillery while in Jersey

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02883 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1783 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.5 x 17.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Written and signed for Henry Knox by Shaw, Knox's aide-de-camp. Includes information pertaining to Colonel [Clement] Biddle's regiment for 16 December 1776. Date of creation based on a previously inferred date written in pencil near the top of the page.

Background Information: Knox was appointed Major General after the 1781 Battle of Yorktown.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Biddle, Clement, 1740-1814

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary ProvisionsRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralArtilleryMilitary Supplies

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