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William Douglas letters


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2009-33-0
Scope and Contents Three letters written by Colonel William Douglas (1742-1777) from Philips Borough, NY to his wife with details of Washington's troop movement and battles. Dated 17 Nov 1776, 27 Nov 1776, & 5 Dec 1776. These may be handwritten copies of the originals - they are all on the same sheet of paper. Douglas was a colonel of a Connecticut regiment in the American Revolution, who’s troops retreated at the British landing at Kip’s Bay (September 1776), only to be stopped personally by George...
Dates: Created: 1776; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2009