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Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01382 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 April 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 19.9 x 16.1 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01382 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 April 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 19.9 x 16.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to inform Knox of Knox's appointment to Major General, and describes the details of his appointment.

Full Transcript: Philadelphia Apl.7 1782

Dear Sir

I have the pleasure to inform you that Congress have appointed you Maj General to take rank some time in Novber prior to Duportail - I ...have made out your Commission but if ye office is shut [&] cannot get it this evening
I will call up ye matter respecting the Copper hoops -
Yours Sincerely
B Lincoln
[address leaf]
Majr. General Knox
Eliz - Town
[docket]
Hon. General Lincoln
7 April 1782
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People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyArtillery

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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