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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01975
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0055] 1-15 March 1783 
Title Henry Knox to Alexander McDougall concerning soldiers' pay and Congress
Date 3 March 1783
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient McDougall, Alexander  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Discusses with McDougall the possible result of his mission, informing him that everyone is anxious for it and continues to deplore the lack of a strong Congress.
Subjects Newburgh Conspiracy  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Continental Congress  Congress  Soldier's Pay  Finance  Pension  Government and Civics  
People McDougall, Alexander (1732-1786)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; 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
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