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Stanley, Daniel (fl. 1775) to Jabez Ellis

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.436.02 Author/Creator: Stanley, Daniel (fl. 1775) Place Written: Attleborough, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 April 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 31 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Says he has sent food gathered from townspeople to support Ellis' troops. "Don't give up the cause but go on and the Lord be with you," he prays for the troops.

Background Information: Jabez Ellis was a captain of an company of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of 19 April 1775.

People: Ellis, Jabez, 1733-1808
Stanley, Daniel, fl. 1775

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Diet and nutritionMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsRevolutionary WarSiege of BostonReligionMilitia

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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