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Manuscript Document, signed ("Jonth Trumbull") giving safe passage to Dudley Woodbridge of Norwich to deliver rum and sugar to Fishkill, New York "the embargo Notwithstanding"
Lebanon, Ct., 24 june, 1778. 13.2 x 20 cm. Ink on paper. Slightly spotted, two edges repaired, various perforations from pne and closed tears . As Governor of Connecticut, Trumbull played an important role in the Revolution, especially in supplying the General Washington's troops. With this document, Trumbull sends rum and sugar tothe the hudson valleym, where Washington's troops were quartered after the terrible winter of 1777-78 at Valley forge "Connecticut under Trumbull's leadership and through his son Joseph's position as commissary general became an important supplier of provisions to Washington}s army ..." - DAB
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