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Wooster, David 1711-1777

Overview
Works: 51 works in 112 publications in 2 languages and 1,309 library holdings
Genres: History  Sermons  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Genealogy  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 973.34
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An account of Tryon's raid on Danbury in April, 1777, also the battle of Ridgefield and the career of Gen. David Wooster by James Royal Case( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
by Wooster family( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chiefly papers of Frederick Wooster Owen (b. 1840), genealogist and collector of the materials, including correspondence with family members relating to family history; letters and genealogical notes of Katherine A. Prichard, of Waterbury, Conn., who researched family records in the Naugatuck Valley area; and personal letters from F.W. Owen and his brother, William H. Owen, to their uncle, Col. Charles W. Folsom, in Massachusetts; and some materials of New Haven, Conn., family members including General David Wooster (1711-1777) and his wife, Mary (Clap) Wooster
to Major General Wooster by Joseph Spencer( )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Regretting that "the Number here is so small that it is out of my Power to march a sufficient Number of men to Maroneck as you propose & have so large a Guard here as appears are necessary for the Security of the Camp & Stores there being only Gen'l Wordsworth's Brigade here. If the Enemy are in their march a small Party from here as a Reinforcement cannot arrive in Season."
Accounts by David Wooster( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Charges for detecting and apprehending Ralph Isaacs and others for rioting in New Haven, Conn
Letter, 1776 December 2, North Castle, to David Wooster by Joseph Spencer( )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Exchanges intelligence about troop and fleet movements
American military and financial correspondence ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters and a few legal documents concerning financial and military affairs before, during, and after the American Revolution, written by various people, mainly in Connecticut and New Jersey, with a few from New York City and Pennsylvania. Included are a document written by attorney Benjamin Chew, filing suit against Henry Heiger at Easton, Pennsylvania for refusing to pay a debt of five pounds (1758); a letter from Joseph Chew to Sir William Johnson, Baronet, informing him that some "gentlemen from Long Island" are interested in buying some of his land, and passing on some political gossip (1776); a letter from Jonathan G. Tompkins and William Duer [?] to Major General Wooster, and another two from Lord Stirling (William Alexander) to Major General Lincoln, about finding forage for the troops (1777-1778); a letter from Joseph Chew to Killian Van Rensselaer, in Chew's capacity as the executor for Sir William Johnson's will (1792); and a note from Sarah Alexander, Lady Stirling, appointing attorney Elias Boudinot to act on her behalf at a stockholders' meeting of the Bank of the United States (dated only December 22)
[title(s) available in Evans] by David Wooster( Book )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Orderly book of David Wooster by David Wooster( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Orderly book (1759 June 19-October 10) including orders for Wooster's regiment at Fort Edward, Lake George, Ticonderoga, and Crown Point, N.Y
Rye Neck [NY], to William Duer by David Wooster( )
1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Informing him that he did not have a sufficient supply of ammunition to meet his request for more powder; complaining about the mutinous behavior of his Troops who "treat both my Character and authority as a Gen'l in a mutinous and scurrilous manner. I am very certain that Sentinels would not be guilty of Such mutiny were they not encouraged in it by their Superiors, I must also let you know that Samuel Lyon one of the County Committee has made it his business to go amongst the People loading my Character with all the Scurrility in his Power and telling people I had no more authority than the Devil to give any passes to any Person whatsoever except to Connecticut Troops and much more Such Sort of Stuff and actually Countermanded Several of my Passes to Carry off People pursuant to Gen'l Washenton's Proclamation;" reciting a paragraph from Washington's Proclamation "that no Provincial Congress Can with any propriety interfere with the orders of any Gen'l Officer of the Army...;" discussing a person who refuses to take the Oath of Allegiance to the United States as required by Washington's Proclamation; discussing the needs for foraging saying "I shall Suffer nothing to fail on my part while I tarry here which is but a few days longer;" asking if he will "enlarge the Guard at Wright's Mills."
"King Street", to General Wooster by William Heath( )
1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Acknowledging receipt of his letter and "agree with you fully that it is Contrary to all Rules Civil or Military to Try a Person twice for the Same Crime - for my own Part I could not approve the Sentence of the Court on Cap't Thorp. I knew that your wisdom would direct you to the necessary steps;" thanking him for his "kind wishes for my safe return and happy meeting with my Family & Friends."
Summons by New Haven (Conn.)( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Summons Samuel Martin for non payment of debt, signed by David Wooster; Elisha Booth, constable, certifies that the writ was read in the defendant's hearing
Elisha Porter papers by Elisha Porter( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Army officer. Correspondence, commissions, returns, regimental lists, orders and reports relating to Porter's military service (1775-82) with the 4th Hampshire County Regiment of the Massachusetts Militia in the Revolution and Shays' Rebellion, the war effort (1775-76) in the Hadley, Mass., area, and Porter's duties as sheriff and justice of the peace of Hampshire County, Mass. Correspondents include Benedict Arnold, Elbridge Gerry, Joseph Hawley, Samuel Hopkins, Samuel Osgood, Col. Joseph Reed, Gen. Philip Schuyler, Gen. William Shepard, John Trumbull (1756-1843), Israel Williams, Baron Frederick de Woedtke, and David Wooster
A letter to Major General David Wooster, esq; at Greenwich. Fairfield, June 25, 1775, 12 o'clock by Isaac Lathrop( Book )
1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Autographs of the Generals of the American Revolution : ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A collection of 147 autograph letters and documents signed by the Generals of the American Revolution; see individual records in MA 558.1-147 for more information
New-York, Aug. 29, 1775 Fresh news by David Wooster( Book )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Wooster, Gen. (David), 1711-1777
Languages
English (97)
German (1)