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Label
1775-1783
Inclusive dates
1775-1783
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Copies of letters, 1775-1783, written by George Washington during the American Revolution: To President of Continental Congress, 16 June 1775, accepting his appointment as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. To Martha Washington, 18 June 1775, regarding his feelings of inadequacy about accepting such a large responsibility as Commander-in-Chief. To President of Congress, 23 December 1777, concerning the harsh winter at Valley Forge and the deplorable condition of the army for lack of provisions. To President of Congress, 19 October 1781, regarding the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. To Governor George Clinton, 8 April 1783, announcing the coming of peace. To Sir Guy Carleton, 19 April 1783, regarding the cessation of hostilities. This collection of letters of George Washington are part of a brochure distributed by the International Paper Company to advertise its various grades of paper. The brochure also includes a copy of the Declaration of Independence
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
14
Immediate source of acquisition
Whittet, R. McLean, Mr.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000495619
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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