Letter from Winfield Sherwood to Alden Partridge, 24 June 1839.

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Description

Notes that Rufus King, a graduate of West Point and editor of the Albany Daily Advertiser, had criticized Partridge's plan for reorganizing the militia; Sherwood is currently engaged in the survey and construction of the Black River Canal; notes the national convention of militia will be held in October in New York; asks questions about artillery evolutions.

Creator

Sherwood, Winfield S., died 1870

Subject

Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854
Sherwood, Winfield S., died 1870
King, Rufus, 1814-1876
Albany (N.Y.)
Norwich (Vt.)
Boonville (N.Y.)
Black River Canal (N.Y.)
United States - Politics and government
Militia
Canals
Surveying
Artillery
Military reform
Congresses and conventions

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