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Jeremiah Yancey Papers, 1778-1818

Title: Jeremiah Yancey Papers, 1778-1818

Creator: Yancy, Jeremiah

Creator Role: Author

Accession / Call Number: 1971.033 (m)

Object ID: 1971.033 (m)

Date: 1778-1818

Physical Description: 16 items

Level of Description: Collection

Scope and Content: The Jeremiah Yancey Papers, 1778-1818, consist of letters primarily from Jeremiah Yancey, Second Lieutenant of the 8th U.S. Infantry, commanding U.S. recruiting rendezvous at Portsmouth, NH. The letters are predominately to Major Loring Austin about his work, such as paying musicians, issues with recruitment, and apprehending deserters, dated from August 1st to October 5th, 1818. Also includes a letter from James Yancey to Brigadier General Poor dated May 10, 1778.

Subjects: United States. Army--Recruitment, enlistment, etc.

Locations: Portsmouth, NH

Credit Line: Gift of Julia Sweet Newman on July 12, 1971.

Location Code: TL/1W

Restrictions: Available for research.

Preferred Citation: Jeremiah Yancy Papers, 1971.033 (m). New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH. Date accessed.

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