Walker, Benjamin (1753-1818) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01931 Author/Creator: Walker, Benjamin (1753-1818) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 33.6 x 21.3 cm.
Discusses salary of the Artillery artificers. States that they "should receive their ... pay with the rest of the army ... " Noted as written at Head Quarters. Appears to be a reply to GLC02437.01924.
16.th February 1783
I am honord with your Letter of Yesterday-
The pay of a Sergeant of Infantry has been ten dollars p month since the latter [end] of 78 or beginning of 1779-
It is certainly right that the artillery artificers should receive their accounts pay with the rest of the army- Mr. Whitmore the Deputy Paymaster shall be written to immediately to adjust the weekly proportions of that corps and acquaint you of it-
with great respect
I have the honor to be
as Your very Obedt
Maj Genl. Knox
Major Genl Knox
at Genl Gates Quarters
From Major Walker 16. Feby
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