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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03103
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0074] January-April 1785 
Title Congressional resolution establishing the salary for the Secretary at War with Henry Knox's appointment as Secretary at War
Date 4 March 1785
Author United States. Continental Congress.  
Additional authors Thomson, Charles (1729-1824)
Document Type Government document; Military document
Content Description Signed by Charles Thomson as Secretary of Congress. Contains two separate sections. In the first, dated 4 March 1785, Congress resolves that the salary for the Secretary at War will be 2,450 dollars per year. The second part, signed by Thomson 8 March 1785, announces the election of Knox as Secretary at War. Bottom portion of the page is missing.
Subjects Continental Congress  Congress  Government and Civics  Revolutionary War General  Finance  
People Thomson, Charles (1729-1824)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Creating a New Government
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859