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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02857
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0070] December 1783 
Title Henry Knox to Samuel Jefferds about disbandment of Colonel Willet's regiment
Date 25 December 1783
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Jefferds, Samuel  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Discusses the disbandment of Colonel [Marinus] Willett's regiment saying it will likely take place immediately. Orders Jefferds and his troops to move to Fort Schuyler where a number of stores have been collected in preparation of taking command of the western lakes. Discusses the amount of provisions needed at Fort Schuyler for Jefferds party. Provides further instructions if the number of provisions at Fort Schuyler is insufficient.
Subjects Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Fortification  Military Provisions  
People Jefferds, Samuel (1752-1804)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Willett, Marinus (1740-1830)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Creating a New Government; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859