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Washington, George (1732-1799) To: Henry Knox.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07965 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1782/11/13 Pagination: 2 p. Order a Copy

Protecting the Hudson, adjusting the system of signals (including rockets) guards in New York.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

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