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Crane, John (1744-1805) [Recommendation for a leave of absence for Ephraim Durant]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09559 Author/Creator: Crane, John (1744-1805) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 14 November 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 14.6 x 22.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Crane, Colonel of the Massachusetts Artillery, recommends Durant for a leave of absence due to "the distrest situation of his family." Possibly directed to Major General Henry Knox.

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Doughty, John, 1754-1826

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyChildren and FamilyWest Point (US Military Academy)

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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