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Letter from Richard Howell to Col. Israel Shreve 5-Oct-1778

Below is a transcript of a letter from Richard Howell to his friend, and Commanding Officer, Colonel Israel Shreve about some personal letters Richard wrote to his future wife, Kaziah Burr, that were left unattended by the mail carrier and … Continue reading

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Major Richard Howell writes Benedict Arnold

Below is a letter that Richard Howell wrote on June 20st just 8 days before the battle of Monmouth, which was June 28, 1778. It contains vital enemy tactical intelligence for the planning of that battle to be relayed from … Continue reading

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