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Jackson, William (1759-1828) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01784 Author/Creator: Jackson, William (1759-1828) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 23.2 x 19.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01784 Author/Creator: Jackson, William (1759-1828) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 23.2 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Major W. Jackson, possibly William Jackson, an aide-de-camp of General Washington and secretary of Benjamin Lincoln, Secretary at War. Written from "War Office." Writes to inform Knox of the status of his application to the superintendent of finance (possibly Robert Morris) on behalf of General Benjamin Lincoln, regarding Knox's request for repairs to West Point. The superintendent believes there are more pressing matters, but has given monies to the Quarter Master General (Colonel Timothy Pickering) and he will allot them to the most important public purposes.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Jackson, William, 1759-1828
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyWest Point (US Military Academy)Military SuppliesFinance

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