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Fisher, George H. (fl. 1776) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00253 Author/Creator: Fisher, George H. (fl. 1776) Place Written: Worcester, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 February 1776 Pagination: 1p.+addr.+docket. 20 cm. x 15.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Since his first query received no response (for an unknown reason), writes again to request to serve "in any Station" under Knox.

People: Fisher, George H., fl. 1776
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Military HistoryRevolutionary WarContinental ArmyOffice SeekerArtillery

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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