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Edward Hand papers

Title
Edward Hand papers, 1775-1801.
Author
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802.
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Mixed materialPermit needed *ZL-490 [Microfilm]Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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.3 linear foot (2 v.)
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Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Edward Hand Papers and Edward Hand materials elsewhere in the Manuscripts and Archives Division; available on microfilm;
Biography (note)
  • Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer.
Provenance (note)
  • received as part of the Thomas Addis Emmet Collection.
Call Number
MssCol 17927
Author
Hand, Edward, 1744-1802.
Title
Edward Hand papers, 1775-1801.
Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence while Hand was stationed at Fort Pitt in 1777-1778, dealing with the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier; letters, 1779, relating chiefly to matters of transportation and supply for Sullivan's expedition against the Indians; and letters, 1781-1782, while he was adjutant general concerning various details of Army administration. Letters by Hand include 145 to Jasper Yeates, 1775-1785, relating to the American revolution. Five letters, 1898, concerning this collection were written by John Shaw Billings and others.
Additional Formats
Edward Hand Papers and Edward Hand materials elsewhere in the Manuscripts and Archives Division; available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-490
Biography
Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913.
Yeates, Jasper, 1745-1817.
Sullivan, John, 1740-1795.
LCCN
ms 72001037
Research Call Number
MssCol 17927
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