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1 Title:   Thomas Cole account book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Cole, Thomas, active 1777-1778  
  Dates:   1777-1778  
The collection consists of an account book, kept by Captain Thomas Cole, from August 1777 - March 1778. The book concerns the time between he fought in the Battle of Red Bank (Fort Mercer), NJ in October 1777 and the Battle of Rhode Island in August 1778. The volume gives a detailed account of supplies for Continental soldiers first at Peeks Kill, New York then Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Entries include information on wages paid as well as guns, bayonets, cartridge boxes, blankets, and clothing issued to soldiers.
  Identifier:   ms1101  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   William Douglas letters to his wife  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Douglas, William, 1742-1777  
  Dates:   1775-1776  
The collection consists of four letters written by William Douglas to his wife: dated "on the Lake off of St. John's," October 6, 1775; dated "New York," September 2, 1776; dated at "Harlam Lines," September 20, 1776; dated "on the Heights four miles north of White Plains," November 1, 1776. Letters regard the locations of Douglas's brigade, prisoners, wounded soldiers, and what he thinks will happen.
  Identifier:   ms1257  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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