Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Comfort Sands
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01439 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 June 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 18.6 x 21.5 cm.
Informs Sands, a previous supplier of military goods [see GLC02437.01301], that a "few barrells of neats foot oyl are wanted for the musquets & cartridge boxes of the Army," and he wants to know whether Sands can supply them, and what the terms might be.
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