Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834.


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

Draper manuscripts: William Irvine papers, 1776-1834.

Copies of correspondence of William Irvine, 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.

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