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William Atlee letter to Joseph Nourse, 1777
Atlee, William Augustus, 1735-1793Nourse, Joseph, 1754-1841
New-York Historical Society
Autograph letter, signed, from William Atlee, Deputy Commissoner of Prisoners, to Joseph Nourse, Deputy Secretary of the Board of War, dated Lancaster, August 23, 1777. Letter discusses the transfer of British and German prisoners to various locations throughout Pennsylvania, and supply and intelligence issues.
Pennsylvania--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Prisoners and prisonsUnited States--History-- Revolution, 1775-1783--Prisoners and prisonsPennsylvania--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Equipment and suppliesUnited States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Equipment and supplies
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