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Claim of John Kennedy

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 7, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Dept.
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Letter from the Secretary at War concerning John Kennedy, formerly a soldier in the 7th Massachusetts Regiment. States in agreement with Howell that Kennedy must produce additional evidence, other than his own word, that he was forcibly detained by the British during the Revolutionary War.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Henry Knox; John Kennedy; soldier; 7th Massachusetts Regiment; prisoner; enemy; ;
Related Places Massachusetts; War Department; Office of Army Accounts; Britain; ;
Keywords certificate for arrearages; evidence; detained by British; Revolutionary War; arrearages; ;
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