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Artillery artificers at West Point [Address of artillery artificers to Henry Knox]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01948 Author/Creator: Artillery artificers at West Point Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 23 February 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 34.3 x 20.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Petition given to Major General Knox on behalf of the artillery artificers at West Point to be delivered to General Washington. They were angry after "having found our Selves intitled by the General Orders, to draw some Weekly pay rest Verry much dissatisfied Concerning the same. Says they will remain on duty until means to pay them can be found. Contains 59 signatures, 3 of whom left their mark with an "x."

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyArtilleryArtisansWest Point (US Military Academy)PetitionPresidentFinanceSoldier's Pay

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