Larned family papers, 1777-1822.


Larned family. Larned family papers, 1777-1822.

Larned family papers, 1777-1822.

The collection contains seven volumes, six of which pertain to Simon Larned's Revolutionary War experience. These volumes include regimental orderly books containing courts martial, marching orders; a contemporary copy of Maj. John Armstrong's Newburgh Addresses and Washington's replies; a memorial to the General Court of Massachusetts concerning officers' pensions, along with a description of New Year's Festivities, 1783. Thaddeus is represented by a diary, 1791-1819, which includes farm rental accounts maintained as an agent for Thomas Dawes of Boston. A diary for Noadiah Larned, 1820-22, also includes accounts through 1825. These writings appear at the end of one of Simon Larned's orderly books entitled 'Minutes 1778 Establishment of American Army Court Martial Minutes.' <>.

7 vols.

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