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Crane, John (1744-1805) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00256 Author/Creator: Crane, John (1744-1805) Place Written: Roxbury, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 3 March 1776 Pagination: 1p.+docket. 20 cm. x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Indicates changes made to the organization of artillery at Roxbury, Massachusetts, per Knox's request. The artillery was for the siege of Boston. Crane was a major under Knox's command.

Full Transcript: [Draft excerpt]: "I have Recd the 6 Twelve pounders and Landed them upon the Parade - the 3 three pounders...I will see ... Properly Posted, but have Neither Implements Nor Ammunition for ...them."See More

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ArtilleryRevolutionary WarMilitary HistorySiege of BostonContinental Army

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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