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Letter, Patrick Henry to County Lieutenant of Berkeley, 1777 July 28

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-016

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1777 July 28


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1 pages ; 20 x 31 cm

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Repository Details

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

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Mount Vernon VA 22121