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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Samuel Ward

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03381 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 December 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.8 x 19.4 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03381 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 December 1786 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.8 x 19.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes that he has received Ward's letter from last month. Thanks him for the information respecting the military stores. Relates that when he came into office, the stores were under the charge of Mr. [John] Stagg in Providence. Has always intended to move them to Springfield but the "want of money has hitherto prevented - I supposed having never heard the contrary that he was faithful and trust worthy. If otherwise I beg you would inform me in confidence and I will request Colonel [likely Jeremiah] Olney or some other person, to take charge of them."

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Ward, Samuel, 1756-1832
Olney, Jeremiah, 1749-1812
Stagg, John, Jr., 1758-1803

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsMilitary SuppliesArtilleryAmmunitionEconomicsFinance

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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