Letter book, 1781 June-September.


Letter book, 1781 June-September.

Letter book containing copies of letters written from 20 June 1781 to 7 September 1781 concerning the troops garrisoned at Fort Rensselaer. Letters were addressed to Henry Livingston, George Clinton, George Washington, John Hancock, Major Throop, Philip Schuyler, and John Stark. Also included are regimented orders for May to November 1781.

1 v.(130 p.) ; 15 x 20 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 6731650

New York State Library

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