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Moodie, Andrew (d. 1787) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01005 Author/Creator: Moodie, Andrew (d. 1787) Place Written: Herkimer, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 July 1781 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 31.5 x 20 cm.

Written at Fort Herkimer. Captain Moodie updates Knox on general news at the fort. Reports that the gun powder for the fort is stored in the cellar of a house occupied by eight or nine families. Worries that no work will get done due to a lack of provisions. Transmits muster rolls, asking Knox to pass them on to Major [John] Doughty. Complains that his company has no shoes. On verso, an autograph note signed ("HK") by Henry Knox specifies "Major Campbell will forward this on Sight, by Express."

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