The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via www.amdigital.co.uk
If you believe you should have access to this document, click here to Login.
|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  May 1792
|Henry Knox to Winthrop Sargent about tests on gunpowder
|12 May 1792
|Knox, Henry (1750-1806)
|Correspondence; Military document
|Later copy. Writes that he wrote to General [James] Wilkinson on 3 April to ask about powder and the proofing of artillery at Fort Washington. Has apparently not received a reply. Stresses the importance of these tests because there has been some doubt about the quality of last year's powder. Urges him to complete the tests. Place not listed, however, another letter (GLC02437.05458) written on the same day places Knox in Philadelphia.
|Revolutionary War General Northwest Indian War Northwest Territory Fortification Military History Artillery Ammunition
|Sargent, Winthrop (1753-1820) Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Wilkinson, James (1757-1825)
|Creating a New Government; Industry; Science, Technology, Invention; Native Americans
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859