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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Invoice for soldier payment and clothing purchases for men in Henry Knox's artillery regiment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00292 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph document Date: 13 May 1776 - 24 June 1776 Pagination: 4p. 31.2cm. x 19.2 cm.

Records money distributed to officers to pay members of the regiment and to purchase clothing.

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