Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834

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Irvine, William, 1741-1804. Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834.

Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834

1776-1834

Copies of correspondence of the Commander of the Seventh Pennsylvania Regiment, who later (1779) became a brigadier general in the Continental Army, including materials from his command at Fort Pitt (1781-1783). Border defense and Irvine's military career are the most prominent topics, but personal letters written to his wife discuss family health, business affairs, servants, and the children's education.

0.4 c.f. (2 volumes)

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