Letter, 1778 June 13, New London, Conn., to Ezekiel Williams, Norwich, Conn.

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Shaw, Thomas, 1739-1795. Letter, 1778 June 13, New London, Conn., to Ezekiel Williams, Norwich, Conn.

Letter, 1778 June 13, New London, Conn., to Ezekiel Williams, Norwich, Conn.

Has succeeded in exchanging British seamen prisoners for Connecticut men held on prison ships; adds postscript that bearer has been requested to show this letter to Governor Trumbull if Williams is not available; Benjamin Huntington adds note to Trumbull on conjugate leaf describing the miserable conditions on prison ships.

2 p. ; 37 x 23 cm.

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Huntington, Benjamin, 1736-1800

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Shaw, Thomas, 1739-1795

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Aid to his brother, Captain Nathaniel Shaw; deputy commissioner of naval prisoners during the Revolution, and also a selectman of New London, Conn. From the description of Thomas Shaw papers, 1771-1798. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71058370 Merchant and naval agent, of New London, Conn. From the description of Thomas Shaw receipt, 1776 Nov. 30. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 232961484 Merchant; ...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

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Governor of Conn. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington, 1779 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573362 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Thomas Mumford in Groton, 1781 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573366 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington and Captain Mumford, 1779 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573357 ...

Williams, Ezekiel, 1729-1818

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