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Letter or journal entry with sketched map of Lake Champlain, 1776 May 10-24

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1776.05.10
Identifier: RM-1029; MS-5659

Scope and Contents

Letter or journal entry written from Montreal, Canada on May 24, 1776 with sketched map of Lake Champlain on the back. Describes movement and condition of troops and arms of the Northern Department, some have smallpox and fever. It is unknown who the creator is but was at one time attributed to David Avery. References Benedict Arnold.


  • 1776 May 10-24


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121