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Letter, William Hooper to Joseph Hewes and John Penn, 1776 February 6

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-017

Scope and Contents

William Hooper, away from the Continental Congress to visit his mother, writes to Joseph Hewes and John Penn regarding General Clinton. Hooper was a member in all five North Carolina Provincial Congresses, a member of the Continental Congress, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.


  • Creation: 1776 February 6


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1 pages ; 24 x 34 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