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|Collection Reference Number
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|The Henry Knox Papers  August 1782
|Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox about Congress needing books and prospects for peace
|10 August 1782
|Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)
|Correspondence; Military document
|Marked "Private." Written by Lincoln as Secretary of War to Major General Knox. Says Congress has appointed a committee to create a catalog of books they need for themselves and various departments. Wants to know what he thinks the fall out of the present prospects for peace will be? Says he is worried about peace terms being offered by the British and warns Knox to be on his guard. Is concerned about the impact on, and reaction of, people.
|Revolutionary War Revolutionary War General Continental Congress Congress Library Book Selling Military History Global History and Civics Diplomacy Treaty
|The American Revolution; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics; Merchants & Commerce
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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