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Henry Knox papers

Henry Knox

Henry Knox papers

by Henry Knox

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • Politics and government,
  • United States,
  • Shipbuilding,
  • Claims,
  • United States. War Dept.,
  • Veterans,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    ALS (1789 August 6) to Knox from his wife, Lucy Flucker Knox, concerning the debate in Congress over the location of the seat of the federal government; list (1792 June 4) sent to Noah Smith naming Vermont Revolutionary War pensioners, copy of a cover letter for a commission (1792 June 28), and an offer (1794 July 5) of a shipbuilding contract, all written by Knox as U.S. secretary of war; ALS (1796 February 21) to Winthrop Sargent pertaining chiefly to personal matters, and an account book (1796-1797).

    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 1 1 0.2
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25387799M
    LC Control Number82086710

    Henry Knox, American general in the American Revolution (–83) and first secretary of war under the U.S. Constitution. Forced by family circumstances to leave school at age nine, Knox worked in a Boston bookstore and by age 21 had acquired .   Primary Sources: People - The American Revolution Knox, Henry Search this Guide Search. Primary Sources: People - The American Revolution: Knox, Henry. primary sources for various people involved in the American Revolution. Book Sources: Henry Knox A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.

    Knox opened his own bookstore in Boston at the age of While running his establishment a young woman named Lucy Flucker frequented the book shop. It was not long before they were married in ironically Lucy’s father, Thomas Flucker was the Royal Secretary for the Province of Massachusetts. A calendar of the General Henry Knox papers Chamberlain collection, Boston Public Library / By. Boston Public Library. Knox, Henry, Historical Records Survey (Mass.) Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Boston, Mass. .

    In the letter book these words read “the Washington Papers Title From George Washington to Henry Knox, 1 April Author Washington, George Recipient Knox, Henry Date 1 April Reference Cite as “From George Washington to Henry Knox, 1 April ,” Founders Online, National Archives, Henry Knox, a Soldier of the Revolution: Major-general in the Continental Army, This book was very helpful on the topic of Henry Knox, very insightful on his entire life. Adjutant General to the British army, the confession of Major Andre, and the papers produced to them, report to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, 5/5(1).


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Henry Knox papers by Henry Knox Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Knox (), United States Army general, was chief artillery officer of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and first United States Secretary of War from to The Henry Knox papers consist of letters sent by Knox to military officers and government officials on various matters, as well as a few personal.

Henry Knox's wastebook, 22 July Apr. This volume contains a list of daily transactions and expenditures from Henry Knox's "London Bookstore" in Boston. Available on the Henry Knox bookseller papers microfilm, P, 1 reel.

cm x cm. From the Henry Knox papers II. This is a page manuscript volume. The diary entries begin on page 8. Microfilm edition of the papers of Henry Knox, Revolutionary War army officer and Secretary of War.

Includes family correspondence; correspondence with Revolutionary associates, government officials, land speculators, and friends; bills; receipts; ledgers; maps; military records and returns; and papers of Knox's wife, Lucy Flucker Knox and the Flucker family. Henry Knox, a self-taught artillery commander, was one of the the Revolution's great figures, and this book explains why we should know more about him.

In the hands of Mark Puls, Knox and his beloved wife Lucy come to life in a way that reminds us of the debt we owe the men and women of the Founding generation/5(65). Henry Knox died on Octo CONTINUE THE STORY. When revolution calls, the young, spirited and inexperienced, rise to greatness.

When war broke out, Henry Knox abandoned his book shop to looters and snuck out of Boston to join the militia, his new bride riding beside him with his sword sewn inside her cape. He was just   Henry Knox Book Company. View Our Specialties We Buy Books.

Ma ctbookbarn Blog. Book Review: Wicca: What’s the Real Deal. Breaking Through the Misconceptions by Dayna Winters, Patricia Gardner and Angela Kaufman. I finished reading this book over the last few days, and I was impressed with its authors depth and honest belief in.

Knox, Henry () Henry Knox papers, including retained and received correspondence, &c. [Decimalized ] High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, Henry Knox was a Revolutionary War general whose efforts to build a robust American militia were paramount to the colonies.

victory against Britain, as well as the development of the early Republic?s armed forces. Knox opened his own shop, the London Book Store.

George Washington to Henry Knox, January 5,Papers of George. Henry Knox, a self-taught artillery commander, was one of the the Revolution's great figures, and this book explains why we should know more about him. In the hands of Mark Puls, Knox and his beloved wife Lucy come to life in a way that reminds us of the debt we owe the men and women of the Founding generation/5(65).

Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era.

We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers. Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more. The Henry Knox papers in the NSDAR Americana Collection consist of 30 letters, one Henry Knox signature clipping, and a multiple-page autobiographical manuscript written by Knox’s daughter Lucy Knox Thatcher.

The correspondence includes letters between Knox and his wife Lucy, sister Hannah, brother William and daughters Lucy and Caroline.

Henry Knox covers the life of the general that shaped the American Military and rose to be one of the top three men who emerged from the Army from the American revolution.

While Washington will always be remembered it was also Nathaniel Greene and Henry Knox who helped Washington achieve the victory he did/5(43). Welcome to the Henry Knox Papers Database. This database is a searchable index for the collections of Henry Knox’s papers held at many institutions.

As part of the Knox Museum’s growing research capacity, we are continually adding sources to the HKP database and expect this index to provide access to the content of the Knox manuscripts. The Henry Knox Papers Database is a unique project created under the auspices of Knox Museum’s Elias Adams and Lougee Family Library.

Its goal is to make the papers of Henry Knox and his family, as well documents related to his businesses, more accessible to Knox scholars, genealogists, Maine historians, and students of American history. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

These papers relate primarily to the life and work of Henry Knox Sherrill and his son Henry Williams Sherrill. The papers document Henry Knox Sherrill's career as an Episcopal rector, Bishop of Massachusetts, and Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, his wartime chaplaincy work (in France during World War I and as Chairman of the United States General.

Henry Knox was born on J in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the seventh of ten children to William Knox and Mary Knox.

In William Knox a migrant captain died at the age of fifty after suffering financial difficulties. “The Noble Train of Artillery” by Tom Lovell. Reproduced with permission of the Dixon Ticonderoga Company.

The best-known scene of Col. Henry Knox’s train of artillery in the winter of is Tom Lovell’s painting The Noble Train of shows a caravan of ox-drawn artillery that the Continental Army moved from the recently conquered Fort Ticonderoga in Author: Derek W.

Beck. On this day inColonel Henry Knox reached the headquarters of the Continental Army in Cambridge. The young Boston bookseller had pulled off a daring plan. He had led a small group of men on a mile journey from Boston to Fort Ticonderoga in New York State.

Once there, the party disassembled cannon taken when. Knox opened the London Book-Store in He was an immediate success. In Septemberhe moved to a new, larger location, where he continued to thrive, selling books, magazines, and sidelines.

CHAPTER 1. LOVE AND WAR. Nine-year-old Henry Knox entered the Boston bookstore, leaving his childhood behind. The boy, blond and tall for his age, could see shelves of books and boxes of fine stationery adorned with floral designs imported from London, along with writing materials, inkwells, quills, pamphlets, and writing paper neatly laid out for customers/5(11).Biography.

Henry Knox Sherrill was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Henry Williams and Maria (Prue) Knox Mills Sherrill. His father died when he was ten-years-old, and his mother raised him to be religiously observant. He graduated from Brooklyn's Polytechnic Preparatory School inafter which he attended the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut, for a ality: American.