A Guide to the Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt, 1782 Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt MS 1958.3

A Guide to the Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt, 1782

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1958.3


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1958.3
Title
Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt 1782
Physical Characteristics
2 items.
Creator
Colt, Peter
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt, Manuscript #MS 1958.3, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1958.


Scope and Content

Received her letter of April 24. Has sent her several letters on matters of business. Wishes for her to send him items of clothing if Col. {Jeremiah} Wadsworth is sending a wagon to the Army. Has heard of the Jays' arriv al from Maj. Benjamin Talmadge. Tells of Sam uel Allyn's death in Hampton {Va.} Will writ e to her brother at Charleston. Expects next to go to New York.

Arrangement

Letters are arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Allyn, Samuel, d. 1782
  • Colt, Peter, 1744-1824
  • Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835
  • Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804
  • Subjects:

  • Soldiers - Virginia - History. 18th century
  • Geographical Names:

  • United States - History - Revolution - 1775-1783
  • Williamsburg (Va.) - Description and travel

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Allyn, Samuel, d. 1782
  • Colt, Peter, 1744-1824
  • Jay, John, 1745-1829
  • Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835
  • Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • United States - History - Revolution - 1775-1783
  • Williamsburg (Va.) - Description and travel