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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.086
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1790 
Title Baron von Steuben to William North in French discussing his memoirs that he presented to Congress
Date 17 September 1790
Author Von Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand (1730-1794)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written by von Steuben as a retired Revolution officer to North as a gentleman farmer in upstate New York. North was von Steuben's aide-de-camp during the Revolution. Translation is in the collateral file. Apologizes for tardy response. Discusses his memoirs that he presented to Congress. Says his friends think they will be very popular, but he is skeptical because of the misfortune that has befallen him since the Revolution. Recipient noted in letter. Note in collateral file says the letter is from 1790.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Military History  Congress  Finance  Soldier's Pay  Immigration and Migration  
People Von Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand (1730-1794)  North, William (1755-1836)  
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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