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Peter Grant, no place, to Leven Powell, Loudoun Co., Va., 1777 April 9

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: id22722

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Is sending the bearer of the letter to Dumfries for a uniform in order to keep him away from the other troops because he has had smallpox; hopes that men in uniform will help the recruiting process, which is not going very well; one new recruit lost two fingers from his left hand and wants to be discharged; doesn't want to travel too far to recruit in case he brings smallpox home, since his wife is "under inoculation"


  • Creation: 1777 April 9


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From the Collection: 0.85 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English