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Cornell, Ezekiel (1733-1800) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01015 Author/Creator: Cornell, Ezekiel (1733-1800) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Letter signed Date: 3 July 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.7 x 20.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01015 Author/Creator: Cornell, Ezekiel (1733-1800) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Letter signed Date: 3 July 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.7 x 20.2 cm.

Cornell writes on behalf of the Board of War. Informs Knox of the status of several supply orders, including spirits, paper, and linseed oil. Notes that [Samuel] Hodgdon, Commissary General of Military Stores, "has a fair prospect of being furnished with some money..." Docketed by Samuel Shaw, Knox's aide, "From the Board of War 3d July 1781."

[Excerpt:]
...you may rest assured it will at all times give us pleasure to have it in our power to promote your Views as we are convinced they arise from the best of Motives that of giving independence and freedom to America"

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