"Now, for the first time, users can freely access the written record of the original thoughts, ideas, debates, and principles of our democracy. You can search across the records of all six Founders and read first drafts of the Declaration of Independence, the spirited debate over the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and the very beginnings of American law, government, and our national story. You can compare and contrast the thoughts and ideas of these six individuals and their correspondents as they discussed and debated through their letters and documents."
"The DAR Americana Collection explores the life of Revolutionary War General Henry Knox through his letters and other documents and images. The online exhibition features a selection of the materials archived in the Americana Room at DAR Headquarters in Washington, D.C."
"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."
"Henry Knox (future Secretary of War) and Clement Biddle were Continental Army officers in 1781, and both were close to General Washington. This letter informs Biddle of the death of Jacky Custis, Martha Washington’s lone remaining child, from an illness."
"... an innovative digital editorial project, will change that by making some 55,000 long lost documents of the early War Department available online to scholars, students, and the general public. By providing free and open access to these previously unavailable documents, Papers of the War Department 1784-1800 will offer a unique window into a time when there was no law beyond the Constitution, when the federal government hardly existed outside of the Army and Navy, and when a new nation struggled to define itself at home and abroad." Center for History and new Media
Book Sources: Henry Knox
A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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