A Guide to a Memorandum to Patrick Henry, 1777 December 20 Memorandum to Patrick Henry MS 1941.7

A Guide to a Memorandum to Patrick Henry, 1777 December 20

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1941.7


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1941.7
Title
Memorandum to Patrick Henry 1777 December 20
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Greenhow, John
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Memorandum to Patrick Henry, Manuscript #MS 1941.7, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1941


Biographical/Historical Information

John Greenhow was born in England in 1724. He was an enterprising merchant with store on Duke of Gloucester St. Additionally, he owned a Schooner which carried goods to and from Philadelphia. He died in 1787 and is buried in the Bruton Parish Churchyard.

Scope and Content

Concerns china and beeswax purchased for the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg.

Arrangement

1 item.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Greenhow, John, 1724-1787
  • Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
  • Corporate Names:

  • Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.) - Furniture - equipment - etc.
  • Subjects:

  • Merchants - Virginia - Biography
  • Geographical Names:

  • Williamsburg (Va.) - History - Revolution - 1775-1783

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Greenhow, John, 1724-1787
  • Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Williamsburg (Va.) - History - Revolution - 1775-1783