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Draper manuscripts: David Shepherd papers, 1755-1802.

Author: David Shepherd; Lyman Copeland Draper
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers of David Shepherd (1734-1795), a distinguished militia officer, businessman, sheriff, and legislator from the Wheeling, West Virginia region. Although military correspondence and records constitute the bulk of the collection, some letters and papers concerning Shepherd's business affairs and family are intermingled. Major topics of discussion include Dunmore's expedition, the Revolutionary War, military  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
Military records
Named Person: Benjamin Biggs; Samuel Brady; Daniel Brodhead; Richard Butler; George Rogers Clark; Patrick Henry; Thomas Jefferson; Henry Knox; Henry Lee; James Marshel; John McCulloch; Beverley Randolph; Edmund Randolph; Abraham Shepherd; Moses Shepherd; Jacob Van Buskirk; Anthony Wayne; Jacob Wetzel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Shepherd; Lyman Copeland Draper
OCLC Number: 145787366
Notes: Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The Draper Manuscripts consist of fifty collections, sometimes referred to as fifty "series," under the one overarching title. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview on the Wisconsin Historical Society website, and the "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts" by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.
Description: 0.8 c.f. (5 volumes)
Other Titles: Draper Mss SS

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Papers of David Shepherd (1734-1795), a distinguished militia officer, businessman, sheriff, and legislator from the Wheeling, West Virginia region. Although military correspondence and records constitute the bulk of the collection, some letters and papers concerning Shepherd's business affairs and family are intermingled. Major topics of discussion include Dunmore's expedition, the Revolutionary War, military matters in the Wheeling area, western defense, and Indian troubles; and military plans and events such as the assault on Detroit and St. Clair's expedition.

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