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ITEM — Box: 2 Identifier: MS Am 811-811.7, MS Am 811.1, (59)

U. S. Continental congress, 1775. MS.L.s. to Richard Penn; Philadelphia, 8 Jul 1775., 1775. Digital


  • 1775.

Language of Materials

Materials in English and French.

Physical Description

1s.(3p.) in 1 folder.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


4.5 linear feet (12 boxes and 1 folder)

Physical Location

b, pf

General note

Also addressed to William Bollan, Arthur Lee, Edmund Burke, and [ ] Garth.

Signed by John Hancock.

With copy of letter from Arthur Lee and Richard Penn to William Legge, 2d earl of Dartmouth, [london] 21 Aug-4 Sep 1775.

Publ. in R. H. Lee, Life of Arthur Lee (I, 47).

Repository Details

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