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Guide to the William Duer Papers
1752-1836 (bulk 1770-1800)
  MS 182

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Series II: Correspondence: William Duer with Tench Tilghman, 1776

Scope and Contents note

This series contains letters between Tench Tilghman, aide-de-camp to General Washington, and the Committee of Correspondence of the New York State Convention. The purpose of the Committee was to obtain and communicate war intelligence. Duer was a member of this Committee and was the primary writer of letters to Tilghman. The letters from Tilghman contain comprehensive reports on the status of the American troops, the British troops and the progress of the war. Duer's letters contain questions and observations as well as advice on the war. Note: The letters are 1881 copies of 1776 transcripts.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Correspondence (reel 1-1A)

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