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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00878
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0025] January 1781 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox about officers' pensions
Date 23 January 1781
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Military document; Business and financial document
Content Description General Lincoln discusses the issue of paying officers at half-pay for the rest of their lives at the close of the war. Instead, advocates giving them one lump sum at the end of the war.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Soldier's Pay  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
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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