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Cary, Richard, Jr. (fl. 1776) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00371 Author/Creator: Cary, Richard, Jr. (fl. 1776) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 July 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 20.2 x 17.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Relays an order from George Washington to have two or three cannons mounted on carriages and prepared to be moved. Washington would also like to see Knox at Headquarters. Cary was an aide to Washington.

Full Transcript: [draft]
Head Qrs. 12 July
Sir,
The General orders me to desire you would have two or three of the heavy Cannon mounted on travelling Carriages, and ready to move on ...- He would be glad to see you at Head Quarters -

I am
Sir
Your very humble Servt.
Richd. Cary. Jr: A D C

Colo. Knox -
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People: Cary, Richard, Jr., fl. 1776
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyPresidentArtilleryTransportation

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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