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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of correspondence of the North Family
|Appointment of Major William North as Inspector of Troops under General Knox
|15 April 1784
|Thomson, Charles (1729-1824)
|Government document; Military document
|Document written in a secretarial hand and signed by Thomson as Secretary of Congress. Based on Baron Friedrich Von Steuben's recommendation to Congress in a 19 March 1784 letter, Congress has resolved to approve and confirm Major William North as Inspector to the Troops under the command of General Henry Knox. Only dated "15 April" but note in an unknown hand at bottom says "It appears by the Barons appointment to the above office to W North that this was done in the year 1784."
|Continental Army Military History Continental Congress Congress Government and Civics Letter of Introduction or Recommendation
|North, William (1755-1836)
|Government & Politics; Creating a New Government
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|North was a Senator from New York, May -August 1798. Made Brigadier General in Provisional Army under Alexander Hamilton, 1798-1800.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859