William Williams family collection  1808-1851 (bulk 1819-1851)
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  1777 November 7 . Benjamin Harrison ALS to Robert Morris; Berkeley, James River [Virginia]. (3 pages)
War rumors; refers to Washington in Philadelphia, discusses Gates and Burgoyne. Finds that tobacco is in every part of the country. If Howe is beaten soundly, perhaps more pressure would be applied upon England to acknowledge independence. British eyes would be opened to the fact that they may encounter "war all the rest of the world."