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Nicola, Lewis (1717-1807) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01865 Author/Creator: Nicola, Lewis (1717-1807) Place Written: Constitution Island, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 January 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.5 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Forwarding Knox a letter from General Horatio Gates and informing him that he will help Gates in any way possible. Noted as granted. See GLC02437.01862 for the enclosed letter.

Full Transcript: [draft]
Constitution Island 27 Januy 1783

I have the honour to enclose a letter I just recd. from Genl. Gates, in my answer I have informed him that the [ready] to ...oblige him in every thing in my power I could no futher comply than by applying to you for permission Elisha Davis to return to him, which I not take the liberty to do I be you will do me the justice to believe me with respect.
Your most obed. servt
Lewis Nicola Col Inv.

Col. Nicola
27 Jany 1783.
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People: Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental Army

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