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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02433
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0063] 16-31 August 1783 
Title Alexander McDougall to Henry Knox requesting a new belt for his broadsword and a new pistol
Date 29 August 1783
Author McDougall, Alexander (1732-1786)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Asks Knox to order a belt for his broadsword as his "Lads" lost the one he had, and a pistol, since one of his was stolen. Also asks Knox to order pistol cartridges. In a postscript asks for some twine, for he is "an old saylor" who "some times amuse myself with twine for various purposes..." Noted as written in Highlands.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Military Supplies  Military Uniforms  Weaponry  Ammunition  Continental Army  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  McDougall, Alexander (1732-1786)  
Place written 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