Norton Strange Townshend family papers  1807-1995
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  1796 July 20 . Ja[mes] Wilkinson ALS to H[enry] Burbeck; Greenville, [Ohio]. (3 pages)
Discusses "the Old Man" and his trip to "enjoy the Honor of Entering the Ports." "His Conduct to me would make you laugh--you have never seen any thing like such suport & attention in the Army." Butters and Swan follow Wayne's example. Wilkinson is leaving for Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Mount Vernon. Mentions an upcoming hearing, where he expects to obtain justice and support from "every Man of Honor, who has witnessed the outrage & abuse we have all experienced." Asks Burbeck and George to act cautiously before the trial. Addressed to Maj[o]r H. Burbeck, Detroit.