The Virginia Gazette

Today in the 1770s: January 26

WILLIAMSBURG, January 26, 1776.
SUCH persons as have SERVICEABLE GUNS to sell may find a purchaser by applying to P. HENRY, jun.

Virginia Gazette (Purdie) January 26, 1776
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Patrick Henry was Colonel of the First Regiment and Commander-in-Chief of the Virginia regular forces from August 1775-February 1776. He signed his name as P. Henry, jun. because he had an uncle by the same name - Reverend Patrick Henry (died April 11, 1777).

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