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Carlile, John (fl. 1783) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02444 Author/Creator: Carlile, John (fl. 1783) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 31 August 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32 x 20.2 cm.

Written by Assistant Adjutant General Carlile to Major General Knox. Says he wants to set out for his home as soon as he can procure transportation for his baggage. As he can only be considered on furlough until the conclusion of peace, he asks "that I may be permitted to take my Servant (who is a black lad of the Massach[usetts] Line in Col H. Jacksons regimt.) with me." Knox later gave permission, see GLC02437.02458.

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