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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  14-28 February 1783
|James Byers to Henry Knox regarding the casting of artillery
|19 February 1783
|Byers, James (fl. 1767-1784)
|Discusses casting howitzers, making shells for the howitzers, and impressing or embossing the "arms of the United States," possibly on howitzers. Also mentions that he needs someone to help repair the weapons. See GLC02437.01957 for Knox's response to this letter.
|Revolutionary War Revolutionary War General Military History Continental Army Artillery Ammunition Weaponry
|Byers, James (fl. 1767-1784) Knox, Henry (1750-1806)
|The American Revolution; Industry; Merchants & Commerce; Science, Technology, Invention
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
|Letter from James Byers to Henry Knox on the casting of new artillery Letter from Henry Knox to James Byers regarding the casting of artillery