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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05422
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0108] April 1792 
Title Appointment of Winthrop Sargent as Adjutant and Inspector General of the army
Date 21 April 1792
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Sargent, Winthrop  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Later copy. Written from the "War Department." Letter appointing Sargent to the office of Adjutant and Inspector General of the Army. Asks him to respond right away as to whether he accepts, and encloses the act of Congress establishing pay and benefits for the position (not present).
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Government and Civics  Soldier's Pay  Congress  Law  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Sargent, Winthrop (1753-1820)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency
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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