Revolutionary War papers, 1913-1932

Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1935


ca. 25 items.
Correspondence and other papers relating to the 150th anniversary celebration (1925-1926) of the Battle of Monmouth, swords of General Hugh Mercer, enemy battlements in Princeton, N.J., prior to the Battle of Princeton (1777), and Richard Cochran, loyalist; notes, extracted from the originals, on claims made by Princeton residents for damages by the British; and typescript of article composed of extracts from journal (late 1776 and early 1777) of British ensign Thomas Glyn, with emphasis on the battles of Trenton and Princeton. Correspondents include Sarah G. Duffield and Alfred A. Woodhull.
Author, librarian, local historian, and college teacher, of Princeton, N.J..
A composite collection consisting of single items or small groups of papers listed and described separately by the repository in A guide to the manuscript collections in the Historical Society of Princeton, New Jersey / compiled by Joseph J. Felcone (1982), entries 135, 201, 202, 222, 244, and 366.
Finding aid in the repository.

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