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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Jeremiah Olney

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01740 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document Date: 12 December 1782 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.1 x 17.3 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01740 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document Date: 12 December 1782 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.1 x 17.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks Colonel Olney (possibly Jeremiah Olney of Rhode Island) to deliver a petition and address regarding soldiers' pay to General [Andrew] McDougall and Colonels [Samuel] Ogden and [John] Brooks, who will carry it to Congress in Philadelphia. Declares that General George Washington has seen the petition and address and "has no objection to its presentation." Briefly discusses the contents of the documents.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Olney, Jeremiah, 1749-1812
Brooks, John, 1752-1825
Ogden, Samuel, 1746-1810
McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Newburgh ConspiracyRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmySoldier's PayFinancePensionsContinental CongressCongressPresidentPetition

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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