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Gates, Horatio (1728-1806) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00217 Author/Creator: Gates, Horatio (1728-1806) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 December 1775 Pagination: 1p.+ addr. +docket. 22.6 cm. x 18.5 cm.

Requests Knox's presence at headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts on behalf of George Washington. The letter was addressed to Worcester, Massachusetts, but at the time, Knox was at Fort George, in Lake George, New York.

[draft]
Sir
I am desired by His Excellency General Washington, to request your immediate attendance at Head Quarters in Cambridge.
I am Sir
Your most Obedient
Humble Servant
Horatio Gates

To Henry Knox Esq;

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