Item 101339 - James Wilson signature, May 9, 1775
- Item 101339 - James Wilson signature, May 9, 1775
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- Item 101339
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Detail of James Wilson signature from the Dr. John S. H. Fogg Autograph Collection. This letter, signed May 9, 1775, was written in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Jasper Yeates of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The letter thanks Yeates for appointing Wilson as a delegate of Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress. It also gives an update of the state of Wilson's militia.Show Details