John Polley orderly book  1775
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Below are other Clements Library collections that relate to Artemas Ward's service in the American Revolution and the conflict at Boston in 1775:

  • The Henry Clinton papers
  • The Thomas Gage papers
  • The Fenno-Hoffman papers contain the papers of John Fenno, Artemus Ward's secretary.
  • The James S. Schoff Revolutionary War collection has a letter from John Frazer to Ward (April 8, 1776).

The Chicago Historical Society has a John Polley collection, which includes an orderly book covering the fall of 1775.


Forbes, Harriette Merrifield. New England Diaries, 1602-1800: A Descriptive Catalogue of Diaries, Orderly Books and Sea Journals. Topsfield, Massachusetts, 1923

Martyn, Charles. The Life of Artemas Ward: The First Commander-in-Chief of the American Revolution. New York: A. Ward, 1921.