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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.03304
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0078] September-December 1786 
Title Henry Knox to Jeremiah Wadsworth on Shays' Rebellion
Date 3 October 1786
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Wadsworth, Jeremiah  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes, apparently of the recent Shays' Rebellion, "The insurrection here has certainly been of an alarming nature. It must have extensive consequences." Discusses the potential goal of the rebels and possible ways to protect the town of Springfield.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Mobs and Riots  Rebellion  Shays' Rebellion  Government and Civics  
People Wadsworth, Jeremiah (1743-1804)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Springfield, Massachusetts
Theme Creating a New Government; Government & Politics; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859