William Bayley letter to mother, October 7, 1781

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William Bayley wrote to his mother, Jean Bayley of Falmouth, from West Point on October 7, 1781, to explain why he had not returned home when he promised. He explained that he was waiting to be paid and would lose the money if he left.

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  • Title: William Bayley letter to mother, October 7, 1781
  • Creator: Bayley, William
  • Creation Date: 1781-10-07
  • Subject Date: 1781-10-07
  • Town: Portland, West Point
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME, NY
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 64, Box 2/5
  • Collection: Andrew Hawes papers
  • Object Type: Text

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