The Loss of the Late General Washington, Etc.

Item

Type

Autograph Letter Signed

Title

The Loss of the Late General Washington, Etc.

Description

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.

year created

1800

month created

01

day created

23

sent from location

Fort Johnson

recipient

sent to location

Philadelphia

in image

notable person/group

Samuel Hodgdon
Constant Freeman
soldier or a soldier's wife
good people of Charleston
Mrs. Freeman
Mrs. Hodgdon and your family

notable location

Philadelphia
Fort Johnson

notable item/thing

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

notable phrase

Have these letters franked in the future.

document number

1800012380101

page start

1

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Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) ZQP12 (2 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B:7
[view document] (2 pages) ZQP12a (2 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B:7

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Constant Freeman Fort Johnson [n/a]
Recipient Samuel Hodgdon Philadelphia [n/a]