Congratulatory Letter

Congratulatory Letter

Letter written by Abraham Whipple expressing congratulations on the capture of the Sloops Henry and Swift, along with many British troops, during the American Revolutionary War.  The letter includes a list of prisoners captured from both ships.  (1780)

                                                

“I congratulate you on the success of our two Ships and Pilot Boat in the capture of the Sloops Henry and Swift, also a number of British Troops which I now send in the Eagle Pilot Boat.  Col. Clarkeson will give you such information with respect to the enemy as we have collected from the Prisoners.”

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