Biddle, Clement (1740-1814) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03665 Author/Creator: Biddle, Clement (1740-1814) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 September 1787 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.4 x 20 cm.
Informs Knox that Major Reading Howell is making a map of Pennsylvania from a number of actual surveys. Notes that during the War a number of surveys were made by the Geographer of the Army and his deputies of different parts of the state and copies were sent to the War Office. Asks Knox to give Howell access to the War Office surveys and maps. See GLC02437.03663 for related document.
Howell was an explorer, surveyor, and cartographer.
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