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1779 Colonel George Letter to John Pratt, AC General, Army at Otsago Lake, New York

26 June 1779: Official letter from Colonel George Letter with “Public Service” marking to (Captain) John Pratt, A.C. General Subs with Army at Otsego Lake. No content

Captain John Pratt was Assistant Commissary General of Subsistence and was part of volunteers under the command of John Harper that participated in General George Clinton’s Portage March from Mohawk River to Otsego Lake on June 26th 1779 and established Camp Liberty in Low’s Grove on the West side of Mount Wellington. It was then in position to guard the embarkation point at Hyde Bay for attack from the West.