Henry Knox


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Henry Knox

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Henry Knox


Major General; Secretary at War (Confederation Congress); Secretary of War in Washington's Administration (1789-1794)


Commanding General of the Army, December 1783 to June 1784; Elected by Congress as
Secretary at War, March 1785; Appointed Secretary of the War Department by Washington (September 1789 and served to December 1794)

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Letter Citation author Document
Knox's Terms for Appointment as Secretary of War author Document
Knox writes to Hodgdon regarding honorary canon for General Greene author Document
Letter Citation author Document
Appointment of Commissioners author Document
Commissioners Arriving and Purchase of Indian Lands author Document
British troop dispositions author Document
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Regarding Henry Knox acceptance of position of Secretary of War and anticipated date for assuming duties author Document
A Plan for the General Arrangement of the Militia of the United States. author Document
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Requests Payment for Troops under Colonel Harmar author Document
Secretary at War writes to Deputy Paymaster General author Document
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Pay of Army Officers Document
Inscription Document
Case for entitlement to increased pay Document
Western forts Document
Letter Citation Document
Pay Claim Document
Discussion of Current European Politics Document
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Regarding Henry Knox's appointment as Secretary of War, and the matter of salary Document
Regarding Congress's election of Henry Knox to Office of Secretary of War Document
Rufus King encourages Knox to accept nomination to Secretary at War Document
Return of Persons Working for the Quartermaster General Document