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Title François Lellorquis de Malmedy document set
Date n.d. [letter].
Description 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter.
People Malmedy, François Lellorquis de
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Search Terms Revolutionary War
American Revolution
North Carolina
Rhode Island
Military officers
Scope & Content François Lellorquis de Malmedy document set. 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter.

A.L.S., n.d., no address, to Gen. Lincoln, no address; requesting that his soldiers keep horses taken from the enemy and not have to account for them.

No engraving in this document set.

François Lellorquis de Malmedy (?-1781): Continental officer; reached America the end of 1775 and breveted major 1776; Appointed "Chief Engineer and Director of the works of defense" of Rhode Island in December of 1776.

Possibly Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810): General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1788-89.

Admin/Biographical History John S. H. Fogg, compiler of this collection, born in Eliot, Maine. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1846, earned a degree in medicine from Harvard College in 1850 and established his practice in South Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Bowdoin, Dr. Fogg developed a lifelong interest in collecting autograph letters and documents, particularly those relating to the history of the United States. Paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair in 1873, Fogg gave undivided attention to building his magnificent collection. Beginning in 1875, he had completed the task by 1881.