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Western Lands

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CollectionUnited States Military Academy: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 8, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Winthrop Sargent (primary)
Summary Alludes to news from France; mentions appointment of Adjutant and Inspector General; discusses governor of the Western Territory.
Document Format Letter, Type Undetermined
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Winthrop Sargent; Henry Knox; Colonel Spencer; Harden; Prevenur; Governor; adjutant general; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Western Territory; France; marine States; ;
Keywords papers; ;
Key Phrases President has not yet appointed another adjutant general; dare not ask the president for permission; governor is here but does not talk of going to the Western territory until deep in the autumn; unexampled scene of prosperity; see by the paper the news in France; take all the steps which individually I may do upon the subject;

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