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Peter Frothingham's Request for a Commission

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Document Information
Date February 14, 1793
Author Name Rufus Putnam (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Peter Frothingham has written to Putnam requesting a commission in the Army. Frothingham's brother is reputed to have served bravely with Harmar and Peter's appearance is in his favor but Putnam does not know whether he has any military experience.
Document Format Letter fragment
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Rufus Putnam; Peter Frothingham; candidate for a commission in the Army; Harmar Regiment; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords Frothingham's appearance; ;
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