Biddle, Clement (1740-1814) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03841 Author/Creator: Biddle, Clement (1740-1814) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 April 1788 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 23.5 x 19 cm.
Replies to Knox's letter from 14 April (GLC02437.03838). Says there is no prospect of any warrants being paid at the Pennsylvania Treasury. Further discusses pay warrants related to soldiers' compensation and rations. Marked "private" on the address leaf.
Clement Biddle was a soldier in the American Revolution. After the war he was a merchant and United States marshal in Philadelphia (1787-93).
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