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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.10454
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0078] September-December 1786 
Title Certification regarding Doctors Isaac Stafford and Jonathan Horton
Date 23 October 1786
Author Lewis, Joseph (1748-1814)  
Additional authors Cochran, John (1730-1807) Knox, Henry (1750-1806)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Joseph Lewis, clerk at Morristown, New Jersey, authorizes this document as a true copy of the original certificates presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions in September 1779. Includes the copied signature and statement of Henry Knox, who certifies that he authorized Stafford to appoint Horton as his assistant in 1777 at Mendham, New Jersey. Attests that Horton was paid "one dollar and two thirds p day," and died in the service of the United States. Also includes the copied statement and signature of Surgeon John Cochran, who attests to the veracity of Knox's statement, noting that he too authorized Stafford to hire Horton.
Subjects Continental Army  Health and Medical  Military History  Death  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Soldier's Pay  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Cochran, John (1730-1807)  Lewis, Joseph (1748-1814)  Horton, Jonathan (d. 1780)  
Place written New Windsor, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859