Collection: Robert Hanson Harrison letter

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Robert Hanson Harrison letter

Mss 779475
Identifier: Mss 779475


Letter from Robert Hanson Harrison from West Point to Gen. William Woodford. The writer, one of Washington's aides and military secretary, in answer to a question about accounts, also mentions promotions, Capt. Porterfield's commission and cites the burning of Chemung and Cheneskunch by Gen Sullivan's forces.


  • 1779-08-25


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In English.

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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope)


Harrison, Robert Hanson, 1745-1790, Washington, George, 1732-1799, Porterfield--not identified, no card made., Sullivan, John, 1740-1795, Woodford, William, 1734-1780, Tilghman, Tench, 1744-1786. Gift of Harry S. Ackerman, 1935 through the Friends.

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