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Trumbull, Jonathan (1710-1785) to John Tyler

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.153 Author/Creator: Trumbull, Jonathan (1710-1785) Place Written: Lebanon, Connecticut Type: Letter signed Date: 8 March 1777 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.5 x 19 cm.

The Connecticut Governor orders Colonel Tyler of the Eighth Regiment of Connecticut Militia to draft one fourth of his regiment, outfit them with blankets, weapons, and others supplies, and send them to the "Forts at New London & Places adjacent." They are directed to duty under Major Nathan Sallup until 15 April 1777. Asks Tyler for a "return of your Doing & without Delay." An unrelated note on the verso says: "Fish hooks & lines."

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