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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02039
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0056] 16-31 March 1783 
Title James Byers to Henry Knox discussing the casting of cannons
Date 29 March 1783
Author Byers, James (fl. 1767-1784)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Discusses the casting of new cannon and artillery, particulary the howitzers in regards to size and length and placement of "the dolphins."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Artillery  Industry  Artisans  
People Byers, James (fl. 1767-1784)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Springfield, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Industry; Merchants & Commerce; Science, Technology, Invention
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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