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Letter, to Nicholas Cook, 1777 April 3

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1777.04.03
Identifier: RM-186; MS-2572

Scope and Contents

Informs Cook of the problems of the army in enlisting new recruits and obtaining arms. Intent of Hessians to leave R.I. winter quarter and Continentals' need to raise more men to protect States. Begs that each state meet its quota of troops.


  • Creation: 1777 April 3


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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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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