William Bayley to mother, May 9, 1779

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


William Bayley, a soldier in the Continental Army, wrote to his mother, Jean Bayley of Falmouth, a widow, that he was staying in a private home near Philips Borough and was not sure when he would join his regiment again. He expressed concern for her financial condition.

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  • Title: William Bayley to mother, May 9, 1779
  • Creator: Bayley, William
  • Creation Date: 1779-05-09
  • Subject Date: 1779-05-09
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 64, Box 2/5
  • Collection: Andrew Hawes papers
  • Object Type: Text

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