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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02946
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0071] January-March 1784 
Title Henry Knox to Samuel Hodgdon regarding the engraving of cannons that are to be presented to Nathanael Greene
Date 7 February 1784
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Hodgdon, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Knox writes to Hodgdon, Commissary General of Military Stores. Discusses cannon that are to be engraved and presented to General [Nathanael] Greene by resolve of Congress. Orders that two British cannon at Philadelphia should be engraved with the enclosed inscription (not included).
Subjects Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  Military Supplies  Continental Congress  Congress  Artisans  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Hodgdon, Samuel (1745-1824)  Greene, Nathanael (1742-1786)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Industry; Arts & Literature
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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