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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05409
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0108] April 1792 
Title Appointment of John Brooks as Brigadier General of the army
Date 12 April 1792
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Brooks, John  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Writes to officially appoint Brooks Brigadier General of the army. Lists the other members of the General Staff, including A[nthony] Wayne, D. Morgan, M. Willit, and James Wilkinson. Wishes him the best of luck.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Government and Civics  Northwest Indian War  Northwest Territory  Frontiers and Exploration  Westward Expansion  
People Brooks, John (1752-1825)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)  Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion
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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