JOHN HATHORN'S REVOLUTIONARY LEGACY: MANUSCRIPT IMAGES
Gen. John Hathorn of Warwick, NY led the local militia and served on the first Congress of the United States. Learn about John and his wife Elizabeth Welling.
When John, a schoolteacher, was first appointed to his position as a military leader, he apparently went out and purchased a "how to" book. This volume was published in London in 1776. Collection of the Warwick Historical Society.
RECEIPT FOR PAYMENT FOR SERVICE
Payment Receipt for funds to operate the Committee on Forfeitures (siezing and sale of Loyalst properties)
Archive of the Warwick Historical Society, Raynor Collection
BATTLE OF MINISINK REPORT
The official report of the battle in 1779 by Col. Hathorn owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society as part of the Draper Manuscript Collection, images used with permission.
For a transcript of the handwritten report, click here.