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Ogdon, Gabriel (fl. 1776) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00473 Author/Creator: Ogdon, Gabriel (fl. 1776) Place Written: Pompton, New Jersey Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 October 1776 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.1 x 16.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the transportation of ordnance to New York.

People: Ogdon, Gabriel, fl. 1776
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyArtilleryAmmunitionTransportation

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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