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Collection Reference Number GLC01412.62
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1779 
Title Abraham Ten Broeck to George Clinton discussing brigade orders
Date 7 October 1779
Author Ten Broeck, Abraham (1734-1810)  
Recipient Clinton, George  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written by Ten Broeck as a Brigadier General of Albany County militiamen to New York Governor Clinton. References Clinton's letter of 4 October 1779 and thanks him for its enclosures. Says he has consulted with Colonel Klock and that he has sent out brigade orders which he is enclosing for Clinton (not included here). Paper has a watermark. Ten Broeck was a well-known colonial figure associated with the Livingston family who emerged as an important New York revolutionary, taking part in the Provincial Congress and serving as a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention.
Subjects Militia  Revolutionary War  Military History  
People Ten Broeck, Abraham (1734-1810)  Clinton, George (1739-1812)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information According to the American National Biography, most of Ten Broeck's papers were lost.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859