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Letter to James Wilson about merchants' contributions to recruiting of two Continental rifle companies and evacuation of Fort Pitt

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This edition was published in in Carlisle, Pa.

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Letter to James Wilson about merchants' contributions to recruiting of two Continental rifle companies and evacuation of Fort Pitt

This edition was published in in Carlisle, Pa.


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Holograph, signed.

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Gives an account of the formation of the militia upon the receipt of the resolves of Congress. Has himself been chosen to go on patriotic service. Adds in a postscript that Fort Pitt is now evacuated and is worthy the attention of Congress.

Dated: Carlisle, 26th June 1775.

Author was a colonel in the 6th Pennsylvania Continental Regiment.

James Wilson was a member of the Continental Congress.

The Boston Public Library's American Revolutionary War Manuscripts Collection has been cataloged and digitized through the generous support of the Yale Class of 1955.

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