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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01005
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0031] July 1781 
Title Andrew Moodie to Henry Knox with updates from Fort Herkimer
Date 2 July 1781
Author Moodie, Andrew (fl. 1781-1787)  
Recipient Knox, Andrew  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Written at Fort Herkimer. Captain Moodie updates Knox on general news at the fort. Reports that the gun powder for the fort is stored in the cellar of a house occupied by eight or nine families. Worries that no work will get done due to a lack of provisions. Transmits muster rolls, asking Knox to pass them on to Major [John] Doughty. Complains that his company has no shoes. On verso, an autograph note signed ("HK") by Henry Knox specifies "Major Campbell will forward this on Sight, by Express."
Subjects Muster Rolls and Returns  Revolutionary War  Military History  Continental Army  Military Camp  Artillery  Military Provisions  Clothing and Accessories  Fortification  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Moodie, Andrew (fl. 1781-1787)  Doughty, John (1754-1826)  
Place written Herkimer, 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