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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02818
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0070] December 1783 
Title Henry Knox to Samuel Osgood about an officer petitioning Congress about compensation for a wound
Date 4 December 1783
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Recipient Osgood, Samuel  
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Discusses a situation of a fellow officer, Colonel Michael Jackson, who intends to petition Congress regarding compensation for a wound he received in 1776 which is still causing him trouble. This letter is likely Knox's response to Jackson's 29 November 1783 request (GLC02437.02809).
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Continental Congress  Congress  Soldier's Pay  Finance  Injury or Wound  Government and Civics  Petition  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Osgood, Samuel (1748-1813)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics; Creating a New Government; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859