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William Douglas letters to his wife

William Douglas letters to his wife

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Douglas letters to his wife
Creator: Douglas, William, 1742-1777
Inclusive Dates: 1775-1776
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (4 letters)
Collection Number: ms1257
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Douglas letters to his wife, ms 1257. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Canadian Invasion, 1775-1776.
Champlain, Lake.
Harlem Heights, Battle of, N.Y., 1776.
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations.
United States. Continental Army
White Plains, Battle of, White Plains, N.Y., 1776.

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