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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02315
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0061] 16-31 July 1783 
Title Benjamin Lincoln to Henry Knox on Congress and the Society of the Cincinnati
Date 22 July 1783
Author Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810)  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence; Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Written by Secretary of War Lincoln to Major General Knox. Marked "private." References Knox's private letter that was recently sent by the post. Congratulates him on the birth of his son. Believes Congress will not leave Princeton soon. Before he left for Virginia, Lincoln says he put Knox's business before Congress. Says no compensation has yet been voted on. Hopes to know more in a few days. Asks to be updated on the business of the Society of the Cincinnati. Reports he will attend meetings at other state gatherings if necessary. Place written is spelled "Prince Town."
Subjects Society of the Cincinnati  Revolutionary War General  Children and Family  Continental Congress  Congress  Soldier's Pay  Finance  Fraternal Organization  Continental Army  
Place written Princeton, New Jersey
Theme The American Revolution; Women in American History; Children & Family; Government & Politics
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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