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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  August 1781
|Benjamin Lincoln to George Washington on the situation of Charlestown
|3 August 1781
|Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)
|Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)
|Marked as a copy; copied by Samuel Shaw, Knox's aide. General Lincoln offers Washington his observations "on the situation of Charlestown, the strength of its works, the number of men necessary to garrison it, and the point or points by which it may be approached." Contains a partial docket. Knox's retained copy in Shaw's hand.
|Revolutionary War Revolutionary War General Military History Continental Army President
|Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) Washington, George (1732-1799) Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)
|The American Revolution; The Presidency
|The Henry Knox Papers
|Lincoln took part in the 1781 Yorktown campaign.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
|Map of Charleston, South Carolina
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