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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01108
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0032] August 1781 
Title Response from Henry Knox to Andrew Moodie about the situation at Fort Herkimer
Date 1 August 1781
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Moodie, Andrew  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Replies to a letter from Captain Moodie (GLC02437.01107): "I am much pain'd at the disagreeable state of things at Fort Herkimer and sincerely wish it was in my power to remedy these." Refers to an order for thread and paper (possibly used in musket cartridges) requested by Moodie. Adds that Mr. [Brewster] will inform him "of the recruits so long expected from Capt. Mathias." Written at Phillipsburg (present-day Sleepy Hollow, New York).
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Military Supplies  Artillery  Ammunition  Continental Army  Recruitment  
People Moodie, Andrew (fl. 1781-1787)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Sleepy Hollow, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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