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Letter, to David Grier, 1777 March 12

 Item — Box: 33, Folder: 1777.03.12
Identifier: RM-1171; MS-5907

Scope and Contents

Letter, 1777 March 12, in Alexander Hamilton's hand, from George Washington, Morristown, N.J., to Lt. Col. David Grier of the 7th Pennsylvania Regiment ordering him to submit a complete return of his regiment and to take new recruits who have not had smallpox to Philadelphia where they would be inoculated against the disease.


  • Creation: 1777 March 12


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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet

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Related Materials

Included in: The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series, vol. 8. (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998) page 556. There titled "Circular to the Colonels of Various Continental Regiments."


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