A Guide to the William Harwood Letter to John Page, 1775 Dec. 12, 1775 December 12 Harwood, William, Letter to John Page, 1775 MS 1942.5.1

A Guide to the William Harwood Letter, to John Page, 1775 Dec. 12

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Manuscript Number MS 1942.5.1


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 1942.5.1
Title
William Harwood Letter, to John Page, 1775 Dec. 12
Extent
1 item.
Creator
William Harwood, 1768-1794.
Language
English

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William Harwood Letter, to John Page, 1775 Dec. 12 Manuscript MS 1942.5.1, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm M-1561.


Biographical/Historical Information

William Harwood was the son of Humphrey Harwood of Williamsburg, Va.

Scope and Content Information

Discusses the taking of lead casings from the window of John Page. In all, 1,297 pounds of lead were removed and melted down for the country's use.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Harwood, William, 1768-1794.
  • Page, John, 1744- 1808.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Economic aspects.
  • Virginia--Militia--Ordnance and stores.
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Economic aspects.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Harwood, William, 1768-1794.
  • Page, John, 1744- 1808.
  • William Harwood, 1768-1794.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Economic aspects.
  • Virginia--Militia--Ordnance and stores.
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Economic aspects.