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Leven Powell, Hampton, Va., to Sarah Powell, Loudoun Co., Va.., 1776 February 24

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id22709

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Discussion of family matters at home, including the loss of Nan's baby, bills of exchange left by Mr. Keys, and of the children being sick; prediction of an attack being made near Alexandria, Va. soon; describes having tea with Lord Dunmore, General Henry Clinton, Commodore Andrew Snape Hammond sic Hamond, and Richard Corbin on board the warship Roebuck during a truce, and difficulty traveling.


  • Creation: 1776 February 24


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From the Collection: 0.85 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English