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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01700
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0048] November 1782 
Title Henry Knox to Samuel Darby recommending a man called Bigelow
Date 4 November 1782
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Darby, Samuel  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Writes, "We have at West Point, one Bigelow belonging to the 7th Massachusetts regt. a limeburner, a man of eminent consequence to the public service at that place. I have requested to his Excellency the Commander in Chief [General George Washington] to retain him in his present occupation untill we can provide another person equally good in his profession. His Excellency has [consented?] and I write you this note to give you the information."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Continental Army  West Point (US Military Academy)  President  Industry  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Darby, Samuel (1737-1807)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
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