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Yetten, James (fl. 1813) to Jacob Bailey

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02669.004 Author/Creator: Yetten, James (fl. 1813) Place Written: New Gloucester, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 February 1813 Pagination: 1 p. ; 29.7 x 18 cm.

A letter from James Yetten to his friend Jacob Bailey. Yetten writes Bailey a copy of a soldiers letter, which includes a basic timeline of a soldiers experiences. The letter also speaks of crossing paths with other companies, an engagement with the enemy, prayer, and being shot twice in battle.

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