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Lamb, John (1735-1800) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01482 Author/Creator: Lamb, John (1735-1800) Place Written: Burlington, New Jersey Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 July 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21.4 x 16.5 cm.

Relates that the present letter will be given to Knox by Mr. [Richard] Frothingham. Writes, "I yesterday received a Letter from Mr. [likely Samuel] Hodgdon, informing me the Shells at Mr. [John Jacob] Faesch's Works, are Cast. - and, that Genl [Benjamin] Lincoln requests, Capt. [William] Stevens may be sent, with a Party of Men to prove them - In consequence of this information, I have sent Capt. Stevens, to Philadelphia, to settle with Genl Lincoln, the mode of subsisting himself, and Party, while on this Service. We have no News here, except a report that the Enemy have evacuated Charlestown, after setting it on fire." Sends his regards to Mrs. Knox and Samuel Shaw. See GLC02437.01481 for related information.

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