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Parker, Josiah 1751-1810

Works: 16 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 30 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Personal correspondence  Business correspondence  Biographies  History  Military history  Portraits  Genealogy 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215,
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[Josiah Parker correspondence] by Josiah Parker( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronic Enlightenment Scholarly Edition of Correspondence is an online, fully cross-searchable collection of correspondence from the 17th to 20th century. It combines never previously published materials with best scholarly editions, and is updated annually. Also included are extensive scholarly annotations and the Electronic Enlightenment Biographical Dictionary. The contributors and addressees include authors, philosophers, craftsmen … The topics covered include education, religion, politics, art, science, the slave trade, gender issues …. Most of the correspondents are from France, Germany, Italy, the British Isles and North America, but there are also contributions from Spain, Portugal, Russia, …
American Revolution collection : military matters( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Military order to Ebenezer Hancock, paymaster general, to pay Scarboro Gridley, assistant engineer, $490, signed by Gen. Horatio Gates; list of soldiers in the town of Lexington, both foot and horse, called upon to train under Capt. Benjamin Reed and under Capt. William Reed (1739 Dec. 27); facsimile of the commission (1775 June 19) of George Washington as general and commander in chief of the Army of the U.S.; memorandum (1837 Aug. 9) from Daniel Webster concerning a pension for widows and orphans of men killed at Lexington on Apr. 19, 1775; appointment of Josiah Parker as lieutenant of the militia company in Lexington by Jonathan Belcher, governor of Massachusetts Bay (1739 Apr. 16); bill from Dr. Joseph Fiske to the Province of Massachusetts for services rendered in care of British soldiers on Apr. 19, 1775; payroll (1776) of Ipswich minute men; appointment (1778) of Samuel Lawrance as adjutant in the State of Massachusetts Bay; orders (1760, 1764) from Thaddeus Bowman, first lieutenant, to Corporal John Parker to warn foot soldiers in this town to meet at the house of Jonathan Raymond; and letter (1775 Nov. 15), written at Newtown [N.Y.?], from Samuel Barrett to John Barrett, with enthusiasm for the Continental Congress and military affairs
Portsmouth, to an unidentified General by Josiah Parker( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting on the movements and fortification of the British at Portsmouth; commenting on British inhabitants, "Being convinced that our enemy has neither the inclination or power to protect them. The town of Portsmouth is a mere heap of rubish & what remained of Norfolk is very little better;" adding that the engineer will have a plan of the works of Portsmouth and Norfolk for him in a few days
Nansemond, to Brigadier General Jones by Josiah Parker( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting on the position and movements of Lord Cornwallis, including movements of Generals Muhlenberg, Wayne, Morgan and Henry Clinton
"Black Water", to General Jones by Josiah Parker( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning troop movements; reporting that he "escaped Tarleton, having good Intelligence of his movements;" adding, in a 2nd extract dated July 26th from "Camp Isle of Wight", "The cannon you heard was announcing the arrival of Lord Cornwallis at Portsmouth;" providing intelligence on troop positions
Smithfield, to General [Greene] by Josiah Parker( )

1 edition published in 1781 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting that the enemy have abandoned Portsmouth with no evidence of any stores left behind; recommending that it would be advisable for troops to be kept on that side of the James River; commenting on the military capabilities of several officers; apologizing for not being able to see him but telling him he has not been well; saying he hopes to be on his way to France in a few weeks; questioning, in a postscript, the disposition of weapons and supplies; including a notation, in an unknown hand, beneath the postscript, specifying the "amount of Col. Parker's return."
The siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A large collection of autograph letters and documents related to the 1781 siege of Yorktown during the American Revolution. MA 488 includes letters from Thomas Burke, Edward Carrington, Charles Cornwallis, Nathanael Greene, the Marquis de Lafayette, James McHenry, George Washington, and many others. In addition, MA 488 includes realia such as a piece of the flag Cornwallis surrendered to Washington at Yorktown (MA 488.142), textile fragments from Martha Washington's wedding dress (MA 488.144), and a strand of George Washington's hair (MA 488.146). MA 489 includes letters from Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis, the Marquis de Lafayette, Henry Lee, Benjamin Lincoln, Peter Muhlenberg, Timothy Pickering, Thomas Nelson, Josiah Parker, the comte de Rochambeau and Baron von Steuben, portrait engravings, and engravings of the Surrender at Yorktown. For details about individual items, see MA 488.1-147 and MA 489.1-107
Power of attorney of Josiah Parker by Josiah Parker( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Josiah Parker American politician

Josiah Parker Amerikaans politicus (1751-1810)

Josiah Parker amerikansk politikar

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Josiah Parker polític estatunidenc

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Josiah Parker US-amerikaanschen Politiker

Josiah Parker US-amerikanischer Politiker

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