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Lindsey, Ben B., 1869 - 1943 to Benetta

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00379.159.31 Author/Creator: Lindsey, Ben B., 1869 - 1943 Place Written: Worcester, MA Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 December 1930 Pagination: 3 p.. ; 15.2 x 24.3 cm.

Full Transcript:

People: Payne, Benjamin, 1728-1782
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ArtilleryTransportationRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsContinental ArmyFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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