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Clinton, George (1739-1812) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02807 Author/Creator: Clinton, George (1739-1812) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 28 November 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 22.2 x 17.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Request that Knox send troops to a Captain Henry Tiebout to "enable him to carry into execution a Resolution of the Council of this Day, a Copy whereof he will produce to you." Resolution not included.

People: Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military HistoryRevolutionary War GeneralContinental ArmyGovernment and CivicsVice President

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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