Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
- Existence: 17360529 - 17990606
- Hanover County (Va.) (Place of Birth)
- Brookneal (Va.) (Place of Death)
- United States (Associated Country)
- Virginia (Other)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Docketed "Rough field Notes taken by George Washington in running the courses of the Land bot. from George & Jas. Mercer".
[reverse of document dated Mar. 5, 1785, Patrick Henry to George Washington].
Patrick Henry writes to the unidentified 'County Lieutenant of Berkely [Berkeley].' He writes "You are hereby directed to furnish General Hand with the numbers of men he may call from your militia to defend the frontier or challenge the Indians." Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.