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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Dowsett Collection of Sands Family Papers), July 20, 1776, MSA SC 2095 and the (Mrs. Jane Revell Moss Collection), August 14, 1776, MSA SC 204. Two letters from Sergeant William Sands to his family in Annapolis, Maryland. Sands was among the first troops sent from Maryland to join George Washington on Long Island. MSA SC 2221-2-21

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