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Williams, Henry Howell (fl. 1775-1787) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03516 Author/Creator: Williams, Henry Howell (fl. 1775-1787) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 April 1787 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32.1 x 20 cm.

Requests Knox's help in getting Congress to compensate him for the loss of his property during the Revolution. Mentions that many articles were taken from Noddles Island either for use of the American army or to keep them out of the hands of the enemy. He has received no compensation and has been reduced to beggary. Noddle's Island is now a part of East Boston, Massachusetts.

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