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George Johnston, Williamsburg, Va., to Leven Powell, Loudoun County, Va., 1776 July 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: id22713

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Transferal of prisoners cannot take place, as ordered by Congress--they must be maintained at the enemy's expense; discussion of upcoming election of a senator, including the negative opinions expressed about one candidate, William Ellzey; more political discussion about the Governor and his Council being hampered and how the Senate ought to assist them; his interest in running for a seat.


  • Creation: 1776 July 7


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From the Collection: 0.85 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English