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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01948
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0054] 14-28 February 1783 
Title Address of artillery artificers to Henry Knox regarding their pay
Date 23 February 1783
Author Artillery artificers at West Point  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Petition given to Major General Knox on behalf of the artillery artificers at West Point to be delivered to General Washington. They were angry after "having found our Selves intitled by the General Orders, to draw some Weekly pay rest Verry much dissatisfied Concerning the same. Says they will remain on duty until means to pay them can be found. Contains 59 signatures, 3 of whom left their mark with an "x."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  Artisans  West Point (US Military Academy)  Petition  President  Finance  Soldier's Pay  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859