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Military Order, Brigadier General Caesar Rodney to unknown, 1777 January 21

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 34
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-034

Scope and Contents

Caesar Rodney, signer of the Declaration of Independence, writes to an unknown recipient, ordering "that the Guard be strengthened with a Captain and twenty four men to be furnished from all the Troops now in town proportion to their numbers". Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.


  • Creation: 1777 January 21


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1 pages ; 16 x 12 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