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Letter, Samuel Huntington to Jabez Huntington, 1776 April 12

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-020

Scope and Contents

Samuel Huntington, President of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of the Independence, writes to Jabez Huntington, regarding preparations being made to prepare for the invasion of the British Navy. Letter mentions William Williams, another signer of the Declaration of Independence and Esek Hopkins, Commander of the Continental Navy. Autograph letter, signed. 2 pages.


  • Creation: 1776 April 12


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1 pages ; 16 x 20 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