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Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01665 Author/Creator: Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) Place Written: Boonton, New Jersey Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 October 1782 Pagination: 1 p. ; 32.8 x 20.3 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01665 Author/Creator: Ogden, Samuel (1746-1810) Place Written: Boonton, New Jersey Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 October 1782 Pagination: 1 p. ; 32.8 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Written by Ogden as the owner of the Booneton [Boonton] Ironworks, which supplied various iron supplies to the Continental Army, to Major General Knox. Reports that after a discussion with Mr. [Robert?] Morris in Philadelphia he is going to see General Washington at his headquarters on Thursday night. Says that the discussion will be of a public nature and asks Knox to attend. Will leave tomorrow. Claims that "Your presence I conceive may be very important, therefore flatter myself nothing will deprive me of it."

People: Ogden, Samuel, 1746-1810
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyArtilleryAmmunitionIndustryFinancePresident

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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