William Bayley letter to mother, April 16, 1778

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William Bayley, a Continental Soldier, wrote to his mother, Jean Bayley of Falmouth, from Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, April 16, 1778. He told her he had been sick with a fever but was now better.

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  • Title: William Bayley letter to mother, April 16, 1778
  • Creator: Bayley, William
  • Creation Date: 1778-04-16
  • Subject Date: 1778-04-16
  • Town: Portland, Valley Forge
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME, PA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 64, Box 2/5
  • Collection: Andrew Hawes papers
  • Object Type: Text

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