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Permission for Brig Lady Howe to return to New York, signed by Patrick Henry, 1779.
Virginia The Brig Lady Howe, -- Studdy ? ? ? from New york, with Cloathing, and stores for the use of the Convention Troops; now lying in Hampton Road; having discharged her barge, has permission to return to New York. This Permit is intended, as full and ample Protection for the said Brig, on her Voyage, provided there is no unnecessary Delay, but that she proceeds to the aforesaid Port, with as much Expedition, as the Winds will permit. __ Given under my Hand & the seal of the Common Wealth, this 5th Day of April 1779 and in the third Year of the Common Wealth __ P. Henry
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Brig Lady Howe, Revolutionary War, Hampton Road, New York, Permit, Patrick Henry, 1779
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Henry, Patrick, "Letter from Patrick Henry" (1779). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 91.
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