Item MS-2-219, SF Box 31, Folder 2 - Letter from William Cooke to his son, William Cooke, of the Prince of Wales American Volunteers

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Letter from William Cooke to his son, William Cooke, of the Prince of Wales American Volunteers

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MS-2-219, SF Box 31, Folder 2

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  • 1785 (Creation)

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1 page [1 folder]

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William Cooke fl. 1785, and served with the Prince of Wales American Volunteers, a Loyalist militia.

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1785 letters from William Cooke of Bexley, Kent, to his son, William, who served with the Prince of Wales American Volunteers.

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Letter is largely legible, but is fragile and has a hole in the centre fold.

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  • English

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-219, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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