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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03935
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0085] July-September 1788 
Title Clement Biddle to Henry Knox submitting an account of rations
Date 14 July 1788
Author Biddle, Clement (1740-1814)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document; Military document
Content Description Submits an account of rations. Marked as private on address leaf. Writes, "We are fondly hoping that Congress will determine to form the new Government at this place, in which Case I expect we shall have the pleasure of your & Mrs. Knox's Company-"
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Military Provisions  US Constitution  Continental Congress  Congress  Government and Civics  
People Biddle, Clement (1740-1814)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Clement Biddle was an American Revolutionary soldier. After the war he was a merchant and United States marshal in Philadelphia (1787-93).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859