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Price Reports to Knox on Expiring Enlistments at West Point

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CollectionUnited States Military Academy: Letterbook No.1 West Point 1784-86 view image
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Date October 20, 1785
Author Name William Price (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary William Price, Deputy Commissioner of Military Stores, expresses the impending difficulties experienced at West Point to the Secretary at War, Henry Knox. Price indicates the expiration of enlistments will reduce Johnston's Company to one man. Price also requests money to pay contracted artificers.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter made from Author's Files
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Related Persons/Groups Major General Henry Knox; William Price; Mr. Connolly; artificers; families of artificers; Captain Johnston; Colonel Pickering; Major Lybert; guards; company; Secretary at War; ;
Related Places West Point; Constitution Hand; Fort Clinton; Fort Putnam;
Keywords employment; money; pay; debt; subsistence; expiration of enlistments; forage; horses; wagon covers; tents; medicines; knapsacks; abstract; ;
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