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Duane, James (fl. 1763-1785) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: military protection for colonies

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03342 Author/Creator: Duane, James (fl. 1763-1785) Place Written: Philadelphia, [Pa.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1776/03 Pagination: 4p. 20.2 x 16.6 cm

Summary of Content: Duane states that extra military departments have been formed to protect New York, Virginia, and South Carolina, which are expected to be particularly vulnerable to British attack. He also predicts "The unnatural War is like to rage this Summer with violence." Docketed on recto.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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