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The Loss of the Late General Washington, Etc.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date January 23, 1800
Author Name Constant Freeman (primary) Location: Fort Johnson
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Freeman chides Hodgdon about franking all letters to and from men in the ranks. He notes that the people of Charleston are still grieving over the death of General Washington.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Constant Freeman; soldier or a soldier's wife; good people of Charleston; Mrs. Freeman; Mrs. Hodgdon and your family;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Johnson;
Keywords letter from Deberger's wife; injury to the post office; expense of letters corresponded to men in the ranks; newspapers; loss of the late General Washington; grief; perfect health; ;
Key Phrases Have these letters franked in the future.
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