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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01853
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0056] 16-31 March 1783 
Title Henry Knox to Ephraim Fenno, asking him to investigate thefts from the military stores
Date 24 January 1783
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Additional authors Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Discusses ammunition that has been stolen out of the magazine at Verplanck's Point and asks for an investigation. Written and signed for Knox by Samuel Shaw, Knox's aide de camp. See GLC02437.01852 for Washington's request for an investigation.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  West Point (US Military Academy)  Ammunition  Criminals and Outlaws  Military Law  Artillery  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  Fenno, Ephraim (fl. 1776-1784)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; The Presidency; Law
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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