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Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01571 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 September 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.2 x 21.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he will receive "the resolve of Congress relative to the department of Field commissary of military stores - as the officers must be under your particular eye & as you are better acquainted than any other the appointment is left to you - In your instructions you will order proper returns to the war office."

Full Transcript: Philadelphia Sept 4 1782
Dear Sir
You will receive by this oppy the resolves of Congress relative to the department of Field commissary of military Stores ? As the officers must be under ...your particular eye & as you are better acquainted than any other the appointment is left to you ? In your instructions you will order proper returns to the war office
I am a little sick however I am with esteem & affection
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Gen Knox

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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 ArmyContinental CongressCongressMilitary SuppliesLawMuster Rolls and Returns

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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