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Gates, Horatio (1728-1806) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01925 Author/Creator: Gates, Horatio (1728-1806) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 21.4 x 17.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01925 Author/Creator: Gates, Horatio (1728-1806) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 21.4 x 17.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Informs Knox that he has a mandatory court appearance and that he is happy that Knox escaped. Noted as written at Ellison's, which likely refers to the military headquarters at the Ellison family home in New Windsor, New York.

Full Transcript: Ellisons 15th february 1783
Dear Sir
I am this moment favored with your letter of today - I am happy at the escape you have made, as are the whole court ...- whose opinion, I have taken together with that of the parties concerned; and they are unanimous, that you, and General Huntington cannot be excused longer than this day. - In consequence the Court will expect your attendance tomorrow morning at 10'oClock, when they will as usual assemble here. - My Compliments to the Ladies, whom, I most sincerely congratulate on your deliverance with much regard
I am
Dear Sir
your affectionate
Humble Servant
Horatio Gates
/ Maj-Gen. Knox /

[address]
Hon.ble
Major General Knox
Westpoint
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People: Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary Law

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