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Cambridge, Jany. 16 1776 Sir It is exceedingly painfull to me, that I should have so often troubled you respecting this army, and that I am under the necessity of applying to you again: But you must in some measure be involved, in whatever…


Image of a letter from John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress to Rhode Island Governor Nicholas Cook concerning the outfitting of troops by the united colonies, dated June 20, 1776.


Image of Rhode Island Delegates to the Continental Congress
Stephen Hopkins & William Ellery's letter to Governor Nicholas Cook concerning the cannon furnished to the Continental Navy at Newport and the status of troops stationed in Canada written…

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