Revolutionary War orders, written in Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Gentleman   [1781?]
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History

While encamped at Morristown, New Jersey, likely in May 1781, an unknown Continental soldier copied brigade orders into the blank flyleaf of the first volume of The Works of Laurence Sterne, (1774 Philadelphia reprint), containing the first volume of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman.