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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00594
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0017] May-August 1777 
Title Account of goods for Henry Knox by order of Captain Lieutenant Treat
Date 17 May 1777
Author Sweers, Cornelius (fl. 1777)  
Document Type Military document; Business and financial document
Content Description Signed by Sweers, commissary of military stores in Philadelphia, who notes that the contents were received in full from Treat. Lists water biscuits, green tea, and other items.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Military Provisions  Diet and Nutrition  Finance  
People Sweers, Cornelius (fl. 1777)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Sweers was investigated by Continental Congress in 1778 for fraud.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859