Heath, William, 1737-1814

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American Major-General.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Ebenezer Hancock, 1777 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864067

Army officer.

From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1776-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061920

Army officer in the Revolution, Massachusetts state senator, and jurist.

From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1774-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83784932

Major general in the Continental Army.

From the description of Letter : Boston, to Ebenezer Hancock, 1778 Jan. 17. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 316043631

Major General.

From the description of Note, 1777 May 26, Boston, to Thomas Chase. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173968290

Army officer, politician, and farmer, of Massachusetts.

From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1774-1872 (bulk 1774-1814). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322182

Continental army officer; of Roxbury (Suffolk Co.), Mass.

From the description of Papers, 1725-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793852

Revolutionary general.

From the description of Contemporary copy of a letter : Headqrs Conte Village, 1781 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479847

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creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letter, 1789 May 9, New York, to Major Gen. Heath, Roxbury, near Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Riedesller, 1778 Feb. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. ALS, 1779 December 7, Head Quarters, Robinson's House, [Phillipstown, N.Y.], to John Fitch. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781. Letter to Major Israel Keith, 1778 March 2. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Note, 1777 May 26, Boston, to Thomas Chase. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Keith, Israel, 1750-1819. Military orders, 1777 November 23. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Atkinson, Ruth Lamb, 1896-1978. Papers, 1781-1970, 1928-1947 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Poe, J. Letter to Israel Keith, 1778 March 18. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers, 1725-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Alexander, William, 1726-1783. Selected papers, 1767-1782. 1776-1782 (bulk). New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Keith, Israel, 1750-1819. Letter, 1778 January 29. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf William Heath papers, 1777-1782 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Keith, Israel, 1750-1819. Letter, 1779 November 18. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letter to General [William] Heath [manuscript], 1797 May 20. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Scott, John Morin, 1730-1784. Letter to General Malcolm, 1777 January 15. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter to Israel Keith, 1777 April 20. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Maass, Richard, 1919-1998,. The Richard Maass collection of Westchester and New York State, 1645-1910 (bulk 1770-1783). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter : Boston, to Ebenezer Hancock, 1778 Jan. 17. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers of William Heath, 1774-1777. Library of Congress
referencedIn Sewall, Henry, 1752-1845. Henry Sewall papers, 1778-1783. Library of Congress
creatorOf Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. Letter, 1778 March 8, Cambridge, to M. Genl. Heath, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter, 1777 January 5. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Thayer, Ebenezer, Jr., fl. 1776-1791. Orderly books of Ebenezer Thayer, Jr. 1776-1791. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Woodbridge, Theodore, b. 1747. Theodore Woodbridge papers, 1777-1798. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn New England brigades records and regimental orders, 1781 Jan. 1-Sept. 28. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Brooks, John, 1752-1825. Orderly book, 1780. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Stark, John, 1728-1822. Papers, 1758-1819. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, [Mass.], to General William Heath in Boston, 1777 Nov. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sackett family. Papers, 1776-1814. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Wooster, 1777 Feb. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter to Israel Keith, 1777 November 7. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1872. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824. Letter, 1781 March 13, Boston [Mass.], [to] Major General Heath, West Point. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Keith, Israel, 1751-1819. Papers, 1767-1803. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Hancock family. Hancock family papers, 1728-1815. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Goodwin, Nathaniel, fl. 1778-1780. Orderly book of Nathaniel Goodwin, 1778-1780, (bulk 1778, Aug. -- Dec.). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1877. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792. Henry Laurens papers, 1762-1780. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers of William Heath, 1774-1872 (bulk 1774-1814). Library of Congress
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke family papers, 1777-1914. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Belding, Simeon. Selections from the Simeon Belding orderly book [microform] : July 20 - Nov 9, 1779. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Hughes, Hugh, d. 1804. Letterbooks, 1776 Apr. 6-1782 Apr. 17. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Contemporary copy of a letter : Headqrs Conte Village, 1781 Sept. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Ebenezer Hancock, 1777 Apr. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Davis, Caleb, 1738-1797. Papers, 1684-1826, bulk: 1750-1797. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Barron, Edward. Letter to Israel Keith, 1777 November 30. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Sewall, Henry, 1752-1845. Diaries, 1776-1842. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter, 1776 December 6. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Keith, Israel, 1750-1819. Letter to William Heath, 1779 September 26. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf United States. Continental Army. Continental Army in the American Revolution, 1780-1782. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Stevens, N., fl. 1781. Return of provisions and stores on hand and the number of rations issued on an average for the preceding week ... United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Stevens, Henry, 1819-1886. [Map of New York Island and vicinity. Library of Congress
referencedIn Keith, Israel, 1750-1819. Letter to William Heath, 1779 July 14. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. DS, Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1778 March 3, Boston. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Orderly books collection, 1758-1813. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers of William Heath, 1776-1782. Library of Congress
referencedIn Webb, Samuel Blachley, 1753-1807. Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter to Philip S. Van Rensselaer, 1781 October 16. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800. Letter of Friedrich Adolf Freiherr von Riedesel, 1778. Library of Congress
referencedIn Belding, Simeon. Orderly book, 1779. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn John Anstruther letter to Major General Heath, 1778 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
creatorOf McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786. Alexander McDougall papers, 1756-1795 (bulk 1776-1782). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VI, miscellany, 1774-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Savage, Samuel Phillips, 1718-1797. Samuel P. Savage papers VI, 1694-1797; bulk: 1737-1797. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letter to William Heath [manuscript], 1776 September 5. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sumner, Job. Letter requesting supplies, 1777 December 7. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. King-Dearborn-Little papers, 1653-1881. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1937 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Craft, Caleb. Pay roll for a party of militia commanded by Lieut Caleb Craft Dorchester Heights, from July 4th to the 28 inclusive 1778. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn George Washington Papers, 1592-1943, (bulk 1748-1799) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Bauman, Sebastian, 1739-1803. Report. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Army. Massachusetts Regiment, 6th. Papers, 1778-1780. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington Miscellany, Volume XI, Miscellany, 1755-1835. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Letters of Washington, Franklin, and Lafayette, 1744-1830 [bulk 1777-1799] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. Papers, 1769-1792. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Lee, William R. Letter to Israel Keith, 1777 November 21. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806. American Revolution collection : military matters, 18th-20th centuries. Lexington Historical Society
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Letter to Israel Keith, 1778 February 8. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Atkinson, Ruth Lamb, 1896-1978. Ruth Lamb Atkinson papers, 1781-1970, 1928-1947 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers, 1774-1872. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Keith, Israel, 1750-1819. Papers, 1767-1803. New York State Library
creatorOf Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786. Papers, 1776-1785. Library of Congress
referencedIn Richard Maass Collection of Westchester and New York State, Bulk, 1645-1910, 1645-1995 (Bulk: 1645-1910) Fales Library & Special Collections
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Hudson Highlands (N.Y.)
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Executors and administrators
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Birth 1737-03-07

Death 1814-01-24

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