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Putnam, Rufus (1738-1824) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02991 Author/Creator: Putnam, Rufus (1738-1824) Place Written: Rutland, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 April 1784 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 30.3 x 17.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02991 Author/Creator: Putnam, Rufus (1738-1824) Place Written: Rutland, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 April 1784 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 30.3 x 17.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Relates that he will be unable to accompany Knox to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (possibly for the May meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati). Transmits a letter (not included) for Knox to pass on to George Washington, if Washington should attend the meeting.

People: Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Washington, George, 1732-1799

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Society of the CincinnatiRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyTravelFraternal OrganizationPresident

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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