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Crane, John (1744-1805) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01456 Author/Creator: Crane, John (1744-1805) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 June 1782 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 23.3 x 17.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the appointment of two conductors, Swartland and Trent. Apparently due to some error they were sent as artificers to the wrong company, but as they had been appointed by Knox as conductors, a Captain Sears has ordered their return to their rightful company and position. Note on bottom of verso, in Knox's hand, says the letter was answered by Captain [likely John] Lillie.

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Lillie, John, 1755-1801

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary Supplies

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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