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Whipple, William (1730-1785) to Josiah Bartlett

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05878 Author/Creator: Whipple, William (1730-1785) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 March 1777 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 32 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses Continental troop movements, specifically regarding Fort Ticonderoga and New Jersey. Also, rising cost of living and collapsing currency, taxation, Franklin's reception at Versailles, and New Hampshire politics.

People: Whipple, William, 1730-1785
Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarContinental CongressCongressMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyFort TiconderogaFortificationBattle of Fort TiconderogaBattleEconomicsFinanceCoins and CurrencyTaxes or TaxationDiplomacyFrancePoliticsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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