Letter, Josiah Bartlett to William Whipple, 1776 November 25
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
- Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795 (Creator, Person)
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1 pages ; 20 x 33 cm
Language of Materials
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Whipple, William, 1730-1785 (Recipient)
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