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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01619
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0046] September 17822 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox about armourers
Date 19 September 1782
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Written from "War Office." Writes, "I have Sent for the German Armourers and will forward - them to you with the necessary Tools - If I can obtain any considerable number I think we had better send to Mr. [possibly Richard] Cranch who is now employed at Springfield to superintend him - If in your opinion he is not a suitable person for this business - I wish you would mention it to me I can here have the choice of a good Man."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  Artisans  Ammunition  Hessians  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  Cranch, Richard (1726-1811)  
Theme The American Revolution; Industry
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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