Framed under glass for years. See pixs neat old letter. 1806 Governor of Delaware General Nathaniel Mitchell Letter hand written signed. Nathaniel Mitchell (1753 February 21, 1814) was an American lawyer and politician from Laurel. In Sussex County, Delaware. He was an officer in the Continental Army. During the American Revolution. From Delaware, and a member of the Federalist Party. Who served as Governor of Delaware. 16th Governor of Delaware. January 15, 1805 January 19, 1808Preceded by David Hall. Succeeded by George Truitt. October 27, 1786 March 4, 1789Member of the Delaware Senate. January 6, 1810 January 6, 1813Member of the Delaware House of Representatives. January 6, 1809 January 6, 1810Personal detailsBorn1753. DiedFebruary 21, 1814 (aged 6061). Spouse(s)Hannah MorrisResidence Laurel. Mitchell was an officer of the Continental Army. In 1776, he was captain of a Delaware company raised under Colonel Samuel Patterson as part of what was known as the Flying Camp. They were stationed at Perth Amboy. New Jersey and saw no action. When the “Flying Camp” disbanded the company was attached to Colonel David Hall’s regiment, but fought with Colonel William Grayson. S Virginians at the Battle of Brandywine. Nursing an illness he was not at Germantown. But spent the winter at Valley Forge. S promotion to brigadier-general, Mitchell led his regiment in the attack at the Battle of Monmouth. This was the attack that was ordered back by General Charles Lee and which eventually led to his court-martial. In 1779 he was brigade major on General Peter Muhlenburg. S staff in the tidewater Virginia. When British General Benedict Arnold. Mitchell was defending Petersburg. Virginia when he was captured on May 10, 1781. By most accounts, his childhood friend Michael O’Brien died in the affray. He was held prisoner until after the Battle of Yorktown. The item “1806 Governor of Delaware General Nathaniel Mitchell Letter hand written signed” is in sale since Friday, September 24, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “foothillgold” and is located in El Dorado, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: NATHANIEL Mitchell
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