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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02793
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0069] November 1783 
Title Certificate of illness of soldiers in the general hospital
Date 22 November 1783
Author Townsend, David (1753-1829)  
Additional authors Adams, Samuel (1745-1819)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Countersigned by Samuel Adams, a hospital surgeon. Certifies that soldiers in the general hospital are "so reduced by Sickness as totally to disqualify them for any Kind of military Duty & in our Opinion they will continue in that situation thro' the Winter. we do therefore recommend them as proper Subjects for a Discharge."
Subjects Military History  Continental Army  Hospital  Health and Medical  
People Adams, Samuel (1745-1819)  Townsend, David (1753-1829)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme Health & Medicine; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859