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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02151
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0059] June 1783 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox about construction of a magazine
Date 7 June 1783
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Additional authors Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the construction of an ammunitions magazine to house munitions, arms and stores. Gives details concerning the dimensions and the amount of stores and equipment the building should hold as well as building materials. Signature has been cut out, resulting in a large section of text loss. Copy written in the hand of Samuel Shaw, aide-de-camp to General Henry Knox.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Fortification  Building Construction  Artillery  Ammunition  Military Supplies  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution
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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