Autograph of Jonathan Harrington, the last-surviving participant in the Battle of Lexington, 1851 April 25

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Title

Autograph of Jonathan Harrington, the last-surviving participant in the Battle of Lexington, 1851 April 25

Description

Document signed by Jonathan Harrington, the last surviving participant of the Battle of Lexington. Contains a statement written that details Harrington's experience. Harrington was the nephew of Captain John Parker, commander of the Lexington militia, and the cousin of Jonathan Harrington, who died after the battle on the doorstep of his home on Lexington Green.

Description of Harrington at bottom of document excerpted from Benson J. Lossing's The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.
USM 001.056

Date

1851 04 25

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

A1995/003/1

Extent

1 item ; 23 x 30 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase.

Citation

Harrington, Jonathan, 1758 -1854, “Autograph of Jonathan Harrington, the last-surviving participant in the Battle of Lexington, 1851 April 25,” digitalVGW, accessed April 16, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/648.