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Letter, Josiah Bartlett to William Whipple, 1776 November 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-002

Scope and Contents

Letter from Josiah Bartlett to William Whipple regarding the movement of American and British forces in New York and New Jersey. He outlines the many challenges that the revolutionary cause faced in New York, New England, and generally, including supply and money problems, the health of the troops, and the persistence of divided loyalties in the aftermath of the Americans declaring independence. Bartlett signed the Declaration of Independence and served as governor of New Hampshire during Washington's presidency.

Autograph letter signed, 2 pages.


  • 1776 November 25


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1 pages ; 20 x 33 cm

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121