Joseph Cochran, Letter to Benjamin Chew, 1777

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Joseph Cochran, Letter to Benjamin Chew, 1777

White Marsh Novr 20th 1777

The two inclosed Letters I took up
this Morning as Head Quarters. I hope they
will give both you, & Governor Penn Pleasure.
according to Promise, I consulted Col. Tilghman
on the propriety of your obtaining certain
supplies & necessaries from Philada. There side
be no [abstraction?] on our side; You will therefore
order, such Things as you Want to be packed
up & sent to our lines with a Flag, directed to the
Care of Col. Tilghman, my self or any other
Friend & particular care will be taken to forward
them to you. General Howes’ Permission will
be necessary for their coming out. If I should
not find a convenient opportunity of sending this
by a private Hand to Day, I will dispatch an
Express with it to promise.

I am with Compliments to Governor
Penn & the other Gentlemen
Sir your very hble ser

J [?] Cochran

Benjn Chew Esqr


Joseph Cochran
Date written
November 20, 1777
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Penmanship Style
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Chew family papers
Collection 2050
Chew, Benjamin (1722-1810)
Joseph Cochran to Benjamin Chew (1777)
Links related to
Col. Tilghman [1]
File name
Joseph Cochran 17xx-00x-00x-00x

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