Waldo, Albigence, 1750-1794, A.MS.; Pomfret, Conn., 4 sides (10 pages), circa 1785

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About this Item

Creator
Waldo, Albigence, 1750-1794.
Collection Title
Albigence Waldo Papers, 1768-1793 (inclusive), undated.
Language
English
Date
1785
Repository
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Rights
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Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/med00223c00020

Content Notes

Contains an appeal by Waldo to the Connecticut state legislature to absolve him of debt. Waldo recounts his service during the Revolutionary War, including his time at Valley Forge, and attributes his financial difficulties to low wages paid while he was a Continental Army surgeon.