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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.04207
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0089] May-June 1789 
Title Baron de Glasbeech to Henry Knox
Date 19 May 1789
Author Glasbeech, Baron de (fl. 1781-1789)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Has enclosed a letter from Mr. Thomas Fitsimmons. Asks Knox for a "favorable subscription," a confirmation of Glasbeech's service and monetary relief. A note written at a later date on the top of the document misidentifies Glasbeech as the "Baron de Glasbeck." See GLC02437.04208 and GLC02437.04210 for related documents.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Finance  Revolutionary War  Continental Army  Military History  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Glasbeech, Baron de (fl. 1781-1789)  
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information According to Francis B. Heitman's Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army During the War of the Revolution, Glasbeech was a volunteer aide-de-camp to General Daniel Morgan, and was brevetted captain in the Continental Army 9 March 1781 due to his meritorious service at the Battle of Cowpens.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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