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    Henry Knox Group of Two Letters Signed and Two Secretarially Retained Copies. All are dated between 1789 and 1792, while Henry Knox was serving as President Washington's secretary of war. Two of the letters are addressed to Captain Henry Burbeck, who was stationed along the southern border of Georgia. One of these letters requests Burbeck to "re-inlist as many of your good men as possible", while the other places Burbeck under the command of Major Richard Call. Another letter appoints Samuel Henley "Conductor of Military Stores." This letter is accompanied by an appointment document (a true copy). These letters, which exhibit some foxing and folds, are near fine. From the Papers of General Henry Burbeck.

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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