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Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04524 Author/Creator: Gerry, Elbridge (1744-1814) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 March 1790 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 24.3 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks Knox about what is due to an officer in Colonel Henry Jackson's regiment, Samuel Rogers, who was killed in the Battle of Yorktown, which Gerry calls "the seige of Cornwallis."

Full Transcript: Mr Gerry, with his compliments to the Secretary [at]war, wishes to be informed whether any thing [of] what is due to Samuel Rogers an officer in Colo Henry Jacksons ...regiment, who was killed in the Seige of Cornwallis -
Monday 1 Mar

[address leaf]
The Honble
General Knox

Hon.b Elbridge Gerry
March 2d. 1790.
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People: Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryBattleBattle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownContinental ArmyDeathFinancePensionsSoldier's PayEstateVice President

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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