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Strachan, William (1752-1798) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01941 Author/Creator: Strachan, William (1752-1798) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.1 x 19 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01941 Author/Creator: Strachan, William (1752-1798) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.1 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses the condition of beef and states that "I think it not fit to be Issued to the Troops."

Background Information: Strachan was a Regimental Quartermaster in the Continental Army and later a lieutenant of the Artillery.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Strachan, William, 1752-1798

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyWest Point (US Military Academy)Military HistorySutlerDiet and nutrition

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