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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Thomas Cajetan Wengierski

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02692 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 October 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.3 x 21.1 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02692 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 October 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.3 x 21.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Replies to Wengierski's request for a map of West Point. States that he is unable to provide the map for security reasons, especially since the war with Britain had just ended. See GLC02437.02673 for Wengierski's request.

People: Wengierski, Thomas Cajetan, 1755-1787
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military HistoryContinental ArmyRevolutionary War GeneralGeography and Natural HistoryWest Point (US Military Academy)Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFortification

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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