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Gordon, William (1728-1807) to Catharine Macaulay

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01791.01 Author/Creator: Gordon, William (1728-1807) Place Written: Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 March 1777 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Seeks her help writing a history of the Revolution. Planned a contemporaneous account of the Revolution, which he claims is authorized by Washington.

Background Information: Macaulay is a British historian in support of American liberty.

People: Gordon, William, 1728-1807
Macaulay, Catharine, 1731-1791

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryLiterature and Language ArtsWomen's HistoryPresidentGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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