Sisters; Liver diseases -- Treatment -- 19th century; United States -- History -- 1815-1861;
A woman, [possibly Louisa Catharine Greene, daughter of Nathanael Greene], writes to her sister, Cornelia L. Littlefield. Hers is a life with many medical hardships, both her own and those of her family and friends. She asks for news of other...
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783;
Resolution of the Senate of South Carolina commending Greene for his service in the Southern department, to be presented by the Governor, signed by Francis Sharp, President of the Senate of South Carolina.
James Island (S.C.) -- Battles; Battle casualties; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783;
Kościuszko recounts the Battle of James Island (S.C.) [referenced in the letter as John's Island] where the Patriots were outnumbered by the British, and where Capt. [William] Willmott was mortally wounded.
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818; Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817; Lillington, John A.; Military supplies; United States -- Continental Army -- Management; United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783; Troop movements;
General Huger reports that the Army has arrived, but that Lt. Colonel [Henry] Lee is still en route. Due to a miscommunication, Captain Smith and a cargo of 600 shirts and 300 pair of shoes were sent away from camp. Colonel Kosciusko has...
Cherokee Indians -- Warfare; Indians of North America -- Warfare; Cherokee Indians -- Relocation; Reconciliation;
Colonel Campbell reports the defection of Cherokee Indians from the American interests, and the conditions of the Cherokee camps. He also includes a copy of his attempts at a peace negotiation. Major [Joseph] Martin is cited as the Agent of...