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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.10653
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0007] June-December 1773 
Title Appointment of Henry Knox
Date 13 June 1773
Author Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Countersigned by John Cotton as deputy secretary of the province. Thomas Hutchinson's signature is noted as being a copy. Partially printed document with additional information written in by hand. Appoints Henry Knox to be Lieutenant of the Grenadier Company in Boston, Massachusetts. Verso includes an attestation that Knox took the required oaths. A portion of the document has been clipped causing text loss.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  
People Hutchinson, Thomas (1711-1780)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
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