Letter from William Heath to John Adams

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    [William Heath to John Adams February 4, 1778 [RvW Box 2 Folder 36; MSS. – A.N.]] Head Quarters Boston Feb.ry [February] 4th. 1778 Sir I do myself the Honor to Transmit, the Enclosed Letter [and] Resolve of the Hon Congress, which I received [illegible] Express the last Evening, - I was directed by the Hon. the President, to send you the resolve – This morning I send an attested copy from [struck through] to Genl Burgoyne who I believe will be not a little Chagrin.d at its Contents, I have the Honor to be with Great respect your Obt Hble Servt [Obedient Humble Servant] W [William] Heath Hon John Adams Esqr [Esquire] [End Page 1] [Endorsed:] To John Adams Esqr. [Esquire] inclosing the Act of Congress – Fey [February] 4, 1778 [End Page 2]
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    [William Heath to John Adams February 4, 1778 [RvW Box 2 Folder 36; MSS. – A.N.]] Head Quarters Boston Feb.ry [February] 4th. 1778 Sir I do myself the Honor to Transmit, the Enclosed Letter [and] Resolve of the Hon Congress, which I received [illegible] Express the last Evening, - I was directed by the Hon. the President, to send you the resolve – This morning I send an attested copy from [struck through] to Genl Burgoyne who I believe will be not a little Chagrin.d at its Contents, I have the Honor to be with Great respect your Obt Hble Servt [Obedient Humble Servant] W [William] Heath Hon John Adams Esqr [Esquire] [End Page 1] [Endorsed:] To John Adams Esqr. [Esquire] inclosing the Act of Congress – Fey [February] 4, 1778 [End Page 2]
Title:
Letter from William Heath to John Adams
Creator:
Heath, William, 1737-1814
Date:
1778-02-04
Description:
Letter from William Heath to John Adams regarding his orders to convey the enclosed letter from Congress.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Collection of Revolutionary War Letters
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Heath, William, 1737-1814--Correspondence, Heath, William, 1737-1814--Military service, Heath, William, 1737-1814, Adams, John, 1735-1826--Correspondence, Adams, John, 1735-1826
Topical Subject:
War, armed forces, and society
Geographic Subject:
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783, United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--American forces
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
600 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival Masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Public domain.
Access Information:
For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.