Request That Cannons Be Left In Providence, Rhode Island

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Date November 5, 1790
Author Name Jeremiah Olney (primary) Location: Providence
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Asks that two cannons remain in Providence for use by the Artillery Company there.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Jeremiah Olney; Colonel Tillinghart; Colonel Tellinghart; Artillery Company; Captain Sweet; ;
Related Places Providence; West Point; United States; ;
Keywords two brass four pounders; field carriages; incorporation; late war; military stores; mounted on field carriages; property of the United States; ;
Key Phrases take the last load of military stores; take the liberty of pleading for the colonel; intreating the favor of your compliance with his wishes; kept up with a great degree of reputation; immediate demand for those pieces; desirous of retaining them for use; subject to the future order of the Secretary at war;

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