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Parsons, Samuel Holden (1737-1789) to Thomas Mumford

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03586 Author/Creator: Parsons, Samuel Holden (1737-1789) Place Written: Horseneck Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 November 1778 Pagination: 2 p. : address ; 18.5 x 15.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Has come to the conclusion that the British forces will be not evacuating New York City this winter. Mentions that paroled prisoners are to prepare themselves to be called into service. Mumford's son was a prisoner of war. Parsons was an American general and Mumford was a Connecticut merchant.

People: Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789
Mumford, Giles, 1759-1795

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyParolePrisoner of War

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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