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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Thomas Pierce

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00277 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa April 1776 Pagination: 1p.+addr. 13 cm. x 33.1 cm.

Brief account from Colonel Knox to Captain Pierce for money paid for blankets from February to April of 1776. Also notes cash received by Colonel William Burbeck and Major John Crane.

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