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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02111
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0057] April 1783 
Title Henry Knox to James Byers about the engraving of artillery
Date 23 April 1783
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Byers, James  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the artillery of the army and corrects a mistake regarding the placement of the dolphins for the guns. Also discusses placement of the "Arms of the United States" on artillery. Closes by saying that "Although peace has taken place" he still wishes to have six of the howitzers cast "as soon as possible." Signature is partially torn off.
Subjects Industry  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  Artisans  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  American Flag  American Symbols and Seals  Treaty  Global History and Civics  
People Byers, James (fl. 1767-1784)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Industry
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859