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Hodgdon, Samuel (1745-1824) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01173 Author/Creator: Hodgdon, Samuel (1745-1824) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 September 1781 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: Sends a sheet listing ordnance sent for the southern operation, referring to the upcoming siege of Yorktown. Colonel John Lamb will deliver the enclosed spirit levels. Explains some of the munitions information. Samuel Hodgdon was the commissary general of military stores. Account of Ordance stores accompanied the letter (GLC02437.01172).

People: Hodgdon, Samuel, 1745-1824
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Lamb, John, 1735-1800

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Battle of YorktownMuster Rolls and ReturnsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyArtilleryAmmunition

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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