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Letter, Alexander Spotswood to John Augustine Washington, 1775 November 17

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1775.11.17
Identifier: W-1310/A.21

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. Mt. Pleast. Camp, South Side of James River, on my way to Norfolk. There has been an engagement between Dunmore and the Lowlanders--can tell details--postscript adds that Mr. James Lewis will act for him at division of estate [of Augustine Washington ?] and receive his part. Autograph letter signed, fragment only, laminated, incomplete watermark (crown over powder horn), directed on reverse, "Carry this letter to Westmoreland".


  • 1775 November 17


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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