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Lewis, Andrew 1720-1781

Works: 44 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 330 library holdings
Genres: History  Claims  Naval history  Records and correspondence  Sources 
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Papers of Thomas Jefferson and other noted Revolutionary figures by Thomas Jefferson( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers contain agricultural memoranda, maps, and calendars, ca. 1785-1822, of Thomas Jefferson, including lists of plants and livestock, a table of mileages from Warm Springs, Va., to Staunton, Va., with ratings of taverns and inns, an account listing charges to Peter Jefferson, and other documents relating to the management and construction of Monticello
Thomas Walker, Andrew Lewis and James Wood letter to Edmund Pendleton by Thomas Walker( Book )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

On June 24, 1775, the House of Burgesses appointed George Washington (who didn't attend), Thomas Walker, Andrew Lewis, James Wood, John Walker and Adam Stephen commissioners to confer with leaders of the Ohio Indians. They were to negotiate the neutrality of the western tribes in the conflict between England and the American colonies and confirm the treaty made between Governor Dunmore and the western tribes in the fall of 1774. By that treaty, the Ohio River was established as a boundary between the colonists and the various tribes. The Continental Congress sent Lewis Morris and James Wilson as commissioners to negotiate with the tribes. Morris and Wilson conducted their negotiations separately from the Virginians. The conference was held at Pittsburg in October, 1775
Letters by William Preston( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes letter, 8 June 1776, from William Fleming to William Preston, regarding relations with the Cherokee nation, a shipment of gunpowder, and the movements of British forces under the command of Lord Dunmore; and letter, 7 August 1776, from Andrew Lewis, Williamsburg, Va., to William Preston, regarding relations with Native Americans, especially Cherokees, gunpowder and other supplies, and Lord Dunmore's change of position
"Jeremiah Bailey's", [VA], to Colonel Charles Lewis by Andrew Lewis( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Giving troop movement orders for his battalions; advising him "to be on your Guard against Surprise - The Enemy you have to deal with are dexterous in reconnoitering and taking Advantage of any Irregularity in a March or bad Disposition in Encampment, be attentive in both these Cases and make Use of a sufficient Number of good Scouts by which Means you will not only Guard against Surprise, but may have it in your Power to surprise the Enemy - should you be able to force the Enemy to Submission, or should they offer you before you reach their Country such terms as your Instructions and the good of the Country would enable you to accept of, suffer me to advise you before you put a concluding Hand to such Stipulations to make a Point of having delivered to you, Mr. Cameron, Nathaniel Gist and every other Emissary that have been stimulating the Savages against us. Death is the slightest Punishment they are entitled to, and should you have them in your Power you should put them to Death rather than suffer them to be risqued or make their Escape."
Orderly book, 18 March to 28 August 1776 by Andrew Lewis( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns the Virginia troops encamped in Williamsburg and the neighboring areas of College Camp, Springfield, and Deep Spring, under the command of Brigadier General Andrew Lewis, commander-in-chief of the Virginia forces. Details the daily routine of the army, giving names of officers, passwords, orders for inspections and drills, etc. Bound with James Callamay's memorandum book for his Flatt Creek and Grove Brook plantations, Campbell County, Va., 1786-1813. Includes inventories of livestock, supplies and produce (1 v.; p. 1, 40-77)
Williamsburg, to Colonel Charles Lewis by Andrew Lewis( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Requesting that he prepare a proper voucher for the money he wishes to draw "to purchase Blankets Arms &c. As it would be altogether impossible to have accounts properly stated, in Case every Officer should draw money not knowing what they might be able to procure...I hope in so doing you will so order Matters that the March of your Regiment will not be delayed."
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Alternative Names
Andrew Lewis Amerikaans officier (1720-1781)

Andrew Lewis US-amerikanischer Army-General

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