Letter to George Washington on burning of Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


A letter from residents of North Yarmouth and New Gloucester beseeches George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, to take note of the burning of Falmouth and guard against the British taking possession of Falmouth Neck.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter to George Washington on burning of Falmouth, 1775
  • Creation Date: 1775-10-24
  • Subject Date: 1775-10-24
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 31 cm x 19 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 422, v.1 pg. 55
  • Collection: Maine Historical Society manuscript scrapbooks
  • Object Type: Text

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