Letter from Eliakim Libby to Mehitable Cummings Libby, 1775 November 26

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Title

Letter from Eliakim Libby to Mehitable Cummings Libby, 1775 November 26

Description

A letter from Sergeant Eliakim Libby of the Continental Army (Colonel Edmund Phinney's 31st Regiment of Foot) to his wife Mehitable Cummings Libby. Dated November 26, 1775, Libby, a resident of what would become Scarborough, Maine, writes about his health and of the Army's preparations at Boston.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.
USM 001.034

Date

1775 11 26

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1975/009/001

Is Referenced By

Stelling, Hilary Anderson. "Eliakim Libby's Hook and Eye," Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library blog. June 10, 2014.

Extent

1 item (2 pages) ; 20 x 21 cm.

Provenance

Gift of John H. Barthelmes, Jr.

Citation

Libby, Eliakim, 1745-1836, “Letter from Eliakim Libby to Mehitable Cummings Libby, 1775 November 26,” digitalVGW, accessed April 16, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/639.