Patrick Henry Letters for the years 1777 thru 1785

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry wrote 4 Letters from a total of 2 locations including Williamsburg, VA. Patrick Henry wrote a total of 1 person named George Washington. Most of Patrick Henry's letters were written in the year 1777. Several other letters were written in 1779 and 1785. Who did Patrick Henry know? View Patrick Henry's social graph.

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    • Patrick Henry letter to George Washington.

      Williamsburg, VA - 30 October 1777

      Although it seems impossible to enlist Continental recruits here, yet the zeal of our countrymen is great and general in the public cause. I wish some proper exertions of that spirit were wisely directed to the general good.

    • Patrick Henry letter to George Washington.

      Williamsburg, VA - 6 December 1777

      Inclosed I have the honor to transmit you an ac count of necessaries sent off in nine wagons, for the Virginia regiments in Continental service. The goods have been delivered to Colonel Finnic, the Quarter master

    • Patrick Henry letter to George Washington.

      Williamsburg, VA - 13 March 1779

      My last accounts from the South are unfavorable. Georgia is said to be in full possession of the enemy, and South Carolina in great danger. The number of disaffected there is said to be formidable, and the Creek Indians inclining against us.

    • Patrick Henry letter to George Washington.

      Richmond, VA - 19 March 1785

      I will freely own to you, that I am embarrassed to reconcile the law, taken in its full extent, with the declarations you mention, and a fixed purpose of refusing pecuniary rewards.