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Heth, William (b. 1750) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04300 Author/Creator: Heth, William (b. 1750) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 July 1789 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 23.2 x 18.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks Knox for help placing his brother, John Heth, in a government military position. Describes his gallant service during the war and the many generals he worked with and aided.

People: Heth, William, b. 1750
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Heth, John, d. 1810

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyOffice SeekerGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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