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Hartcup, Thomas (fl. 1761-1820) [Sword of Thomas Hartcup]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.012.04 Author/Creator: Hartcup, Thomas (fl. 1761-1820) Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1780 circa Pagination: 1 sword ; 83.5 x 11 cm.

Summary of Content: Slightly curved blade, wooden and brass handle with lion's head on hilt. Hartcup was a general in the British army and served during the Revolutionary War. Measurements indicate width at handle.

People: Hartcup, Thomas, fl. 1761-1820

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: WeaponryRevolutionary WarGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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