Papers, 1780-1972, bulk: 1939-1972.

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Hamilton, Edward Pierce, 1897-1972. Papers, 1780-1972, bulk: 1939-1972.

Papers, 1780-1972, bulk: 1939-1972.

Papers of Army officer, Ticonderoga Museum director, and historian Edward Pierce Hamilton include papers of John Lillie relative to his Revolutionary War service; an autographed copy of Samuel Smith's anthem "America"; a hunting and fishing log (1931-1940); and Hamilton's diary with typed excerpts of letters to his family describing his work as a Colonel in a U.S. Artillery unit in Italy, 1943-45. Also, notes and ms. copies of his works on Louis-Antoine de Bougainville; John Enys; John Thomas; the attack and massacre at Fort William Henry (1757); the battles at and near Fort Ticonderoga; the resolution of the "Suffolk Resolves house" controversy; Milton, Mass. town history; and the historic reconstruction of Robertson's Mill, a windmill in Williamsburg, Virginia. Letters, reviews, and notes for Hamilton's book on the French and Indian War are also included.

5 boxes.

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Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

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Lillie, John, ca.1755-1801.

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Hamilton, Edward, 1895-1977

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Enys, John, 1757-1818

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Thomas, John, 1724-1776

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Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de, comte, 1729-1811

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