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Knox, William (1756-1795) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00219 Author/Creator: Knox, William (1756-1795) Place Written: Sabbath Day Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 December 1775 Pagination: 2p.+ addr. + docket. 21.1 cm. x 16.5 cm.

Reports that the boat with letters and provisions sent by Henry arrived yesterday. Explains how a boat William was riding to Sabbath Day Point in sank close to the shore, making the artillery on board and the vessel salvageable. Captain Johnson also arrived, and together with William sent a boat toward Lake George, but the ice will make it slow. William will ride a different scow up to Lake George. Asks Henry to pay Captain Johnson. Henry was then engaged in an operation to transport artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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