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Fenno, Ephraim (fl. 1776-1784) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10088 Author/Creator: Fenno, Ephraim (fl. 1776-1784) Place Written: Stony Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 January 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32.7 x 23.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10088 Author/Creator: Fenno, Ephraim (fl. 1776-1784) Place Written: Stony Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 January 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 32.7 x 23.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Captain Lieutenant Fenno reports the results of his investigation, ordered by Knox, into stolen items at two garrisons. Relates that stores at Verplanck, New York, were deficient. Asserts that it is impossible to indicate who took the powder, which was stolen long before it was missed. Adds that boards and a lock and key are needed for the magazine [at Verplanck]. "Public service" written on address leaf with no signature.

People: Fenno, Ephraim, fl. 1776-1784
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military LawMilitary HistoryAmmunitionArtilleryContinental ArmyRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War General

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