Typed letter signed : New York, to J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911 Oct. 17.

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MA 488.143
Upshur, George Lyttleton, 1856-
1 item (1 p.) ; 17.5 cm

On stationery with "43 Exchange Place. / New York." printed at the top of the page.
This item is part of a collection of letters and documents concerning the siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis; see main record for MA 488-489 for more information.


Saying that "the bit of green silk" [present with the letter and cataloged separately as MA 488.142] is "a piece of the flag surrendered to Washington at Yorktown by General Cornwallis and presented to General Washington subsequently by the First Congress."