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This printed broadsheet offers testimony from Quaker Yearly meeting in Philadelphia regarding the Quakers arrest and exile to Virginia due to their questioned loyalty to the American cause. Broadsheet attests to Quakers' neutrality and peacefulness…

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When the Continental Congress reorganized the supply system they appointed Jeremiah Wadsworth as the Commissary General. This is the letter informing Wadsworth on his new position if he chooses to accept it. Wadsworth accepted in April 1778 and…

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In this one-page document addressed from "Camp Valley Forge 20th March 1778", General McIntosh writes North Carolina Governor on the conditions and privations of state forces at Valley Forge. McIntosh writes, "I am sorry I have to inform you the Men…

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Addressed from "White Marsh Church" this letter is addressed "Dear Frankey" and mentions General Scott's view, "we are in High spirits and full of hope of Bringing this most horrid War to a Conclusion by Defeating Genl.Howe in a few days." Personal…

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In this one-page letter addressed from Valley Forge, General Weedon requests payment be issued to the 6th Virginia Regiment whose time of enlistment will soon expire.

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This letter addressed from Peekskill, New York on 29 September 1777, is addressed to his brother Andrew Huntington. General Huntington discusses the British occupation of Philadelphia and his instructions to join the main Continental force near…

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In this letter addressed from "Head Quarters Towamensing(sic), Huntington addresses his father regarding activities on the Delaware River and the problems the British navy encountered from the river obstacles. He writes, "we are now at Worcester 21…

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Rare manuscript addressed from "Wilmington March 10th 1778" regarding the parole of a prisoner. LEtter signed, "yr very Obed. Sert WSmallwood"

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Joseph Galloway, a prominent Loyalist and former Patriot, became the superintendent of police during the British occupation of Philadelphia. During this time many Loyalists had their property stolen from them. These events led to the issue of Sir…

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In this letter addressed from "Moorehall 28 March 1778" Biddle requests Lowrey to purchase "Hay Oats & other forage" suitable for cavalry. Reference to a prisoner exchange in New Jersey.
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