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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00966
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0030] June 1781 
Title Ammunition instructions to Henry Knox from David Humphreys
Date 8 June 1781
Author Humphreys, David (1752-1818)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Humphreys, an aide-de-camp for George Washington, informs Knox that Washington "thinks in the present state of our Ammunition not more than 15,000 of the Cartridges at Succasanna can be spared to the State of New Jersey..." Asks Knox to issue the order pertaining to the cartridges. Relates that Washington will also inform [William] Livingston, Governor of New Jersey, of the same. In a post script, instructs Knox to send the order in favor of Elias Woodruff.
Subjects President  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  Ammunition  Government and Civics  
People Humphreys, David (1752-1818)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Livingston, William (1723-1790)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
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
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