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Military document, John Augustine Washington instructing Westmoreland County militia, 1778 May 26

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1778.05.26
Identifier: RM-885 ; MS-5376

Scope and Contents

Colonel Washington instructs the militia of Westmoreland County to assemble at the county courthouse for the purposes of a draft, by orders of Virginia Governor, Patrick Henry. Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.


  • 1778 May 26


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1 Sheets : 1 page with text ; 21 x 14 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