Knox Informs Williams of Promotion

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Date May 3, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Brigadier General Otho H. Williams (primary)
Summary Letter, advises regarding appointment as Brigadier General.
Document Format Autograph Letter
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Related Persons/Groups Otho H Williams; Henry Knox; Doctor Andrew Chessman; Brig. Gen. Morgan; President George Washington; second in command; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; United States; ;
Keywords accept the office; official information; decline; appointed; private; public papers; ;
Key Phrases accept the office; no official information has been received that he will decline; persuaded that it would be highly gratifying to the President of the United States that you should be appointed; private; perceived in the public papers that brigadier general Morgan has been appointed on the present arrangement the second in command;
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