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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Daniel Parker

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10134 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 September 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 35.8 x 23.4 cm.

Major General Henry Knox discusses a business arrangement, with Parker (of Daniel Parker & Company). Informs Parker that [Samuel] Shaw "will make an application to you in my behalf... there are several circumstances of your character which have induced me to commit myself to you, in preference to others upon whom I might be supposed to have a better claim for assistance." Discusses his financial resources, along with his plans to return to Boston after he leaves West Point.

Parker & Company furnished supplies for Continental troops.

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