The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02301
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0052] 16-31 January 1783 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox about his visit to West Point
Date 18 January 1783
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Writes that a storm prevented him from going to West Point but he intends to visit there before returning to Philadelphia. Although Lincoln is uncertain whether he will be able to travel by water the following morning, he requests to see General Knox at 9 the next morning.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Travel  West Point (US Military Academy)  
People Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
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
Transcript Show/hide   Download PDF