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Collection Reference Number GLC08134
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1779 
Title Accepting resignation of Colonel Edward Wigglesworth
Date 19 March 1779
Author Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Accepting resignation of Col. Edward Wigglesworth: "I hope your success in the line of life which you are about to pursue will fully compensate you for the losses you have sustained in the service of your country..." with Charles Thompson MD, 3-10-1779, extract of resolves of Congress accepting the resignation.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Congress  Continental Army  Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  
People Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Theme The Presidency; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859