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Paterson, John (1744-1808) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01734 Author/Creator: Paterson, John (1744-1808) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 December 1782 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.2 x 17.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Written from "Camp." Writes that agreeable to the wishes of the Committee, he has been trying to get "Capt. Pemberton to transcribe our address." Captain Pemberton has been too busy with his own work, so he has asked Colonel Cortlandt, and though he keeps requesting the finished transcript, Colonel Cortlandt has not yet been "able to procure a fair Transcript." Has enclosed a copy of the transcript but as soon as the other copy is complete and he has it signed, he will send it to Knox. Apologizes for the delay and says, "It is not owing to any neglect on my part that this business has not been more favor'd for I have exerted myself as much as possible." Possibly referring to GLC02437.01731.

People: Paterson, John, 1744-1808
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmySoldier's PayFinanceGovernment and CivicsPetitionArtilleryPensionsNewburgh Conspiracy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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