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Cheever, Ezekiel (1720-1793) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00464 Author/Creator: Cheever, Ezekiel (1720-1793) Place Written: Kingsbridge, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 October 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 30.8 x 21.4 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00464 Author/Creator: Cheever, Ezekiel (1720-1793) Place Written: Kingsbridge, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 October 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 30.8 x 21.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Indicates that he is sending Knox ordnance and apologizes for the delay caused by wagon availability. Also explains his lack of manpower. If Knox sees General James Reed first, asks that he explain Cheever's inability to comply with a request to supply Reed with an officer, as was requested. Cheever was the commissary of military stores.

People: Cheever, Ezekiel, 1720-1793
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryTransportationArtilleryAmmunition

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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