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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.07989
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0156] July-December 1805 
Title Establishment of the United States Military Philosophical Society
Date 1 December 1805
Author Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815)  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document; Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Partially printed. Letter discusses the establishment of the United States Military Philosophical Society, a scientific society. Informs Knox that the group has elected him a member. Signed by Jonathan Williams as President, and Alexander Macomb as Secretary. Includes the Constitution of the group.
Subjects Fraternal Organization  Science and Technology  Military History  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Macomb, Alexander (1748-1831)  Williams, Jonathan (1750-1815)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Education
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859