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 Title:  Andre, Major John, Letter Regarding the Battle of Germantown     
 Dates:  1777 (September 28 and October 8) 
 Abstract:  This letter from Major John Andre recounts specific details of the Battle of Germantown. It is extremely content rich and describes the conflict, the surrounding area, and the people. This letter is a recent acquisition and complements SMS Coll's 9 and 10.

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 Call #:  Mss.SMs.Coll.7 
 Extent:  1 item(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Military Records 
 Subjects:  Brandywine, Battle of, 1777 | British Landing at Head of Elk, Maryland, 1777 | Germantown, Battle of, 1777 | Paoli Massacre, 1777 
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 Title:  Scott, Captain William, The Battle of Germantown     
 Dates:  1777 
 Abstract:  This three page letter from Captain William Scott recounts the Battle of Germantown. It details the British troops involved in the engagement. Its content adds to SMS COLL 7 and 10.

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 Call #:  Mss.SMs.Coll.9 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Military Records 
 Subjects:  Germantown, Battle of, 1777 
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 Title:  Keugh, Lieutenant William, Report of British Officer to His Majesty from Camp at German Town 28th of Setptemr. 1777     
 Dates:  1777 September 28- October 7 
 Abstract:  This collection contains an official account of the British Army's actions in the Philadelphia-area during the American Revolution. It complements SMS Coll 7 and SMS Coll 9. Recorded by British Army officer Lieutenant William Keugh, the after action report is extensive and detailed.

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 Call #:  Mss.SMs.Coll.8 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Military History | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Military Records | Official Government Documents and Records 
 Subjects:  Brandywine, Battle of, 1777 | British Landing at Head of Elk, Maryland, 1777 | Germantown, Battle of, 1777 | Paoli Massacre, 1777 
4Author:  Shippen, EdwardRequires cookie*
 Title:  Edward Shippen letters and papers, 1727-1781     
 Dates:  1727-1781 
 Abstract:  The Edward Shippen Collection is composed of two discrete sections: two boxes of manuscripts and ten letter books. What follows is an overview of some of the most notable documents and themes in the correspondence.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Sh62 
 Extent:  10 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Americans Abroad | Business and Skilled Trades | Colonial Politics | Education | International Travel | Marriage and Family Life | Military History | Pennsylvania History | Philadelphia History | Seven Years' War | Social Life and Custom | Surveying and Maps | Trade | Travel 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Family Correspondence | General Correspondence | Maps and Surveys | Military Records | Political Correspondence | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Business and politics -- Pennsylvania. | Military supplies. | Real property -- Pennsylvania.