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Harrison, Robert Hanson (1745-1790) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00248 Author/Creator: Harrison, Robert Hanson (1745-1790) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 February 1776 Pagination: 2p.+addr.+docket. 23.3 cm. x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Knox that William Cowley has been granted permission for a military discharge by George Washington. Asks Knox to issue the discharge and have Captain Burbeck pay his wages. Harrison was then a secretary to George Washington.

People: Harrison, Robert Hanson, 1745-1790
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Cowley, William, fl. 1776

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmySoldier's PayFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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