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Detail view of the basket shaped hilt on James Grant's backsword.

James Grant’s Basket Hilt Backsword

British Army Lieutenant James Grant carried this basket-hilted backsword while serving as an officer in the 77th Regiment of Foot in America during the French and Indian War.
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Image 091120 William Waller Powder Horn Collection 1775 Wallerpowderhorn

William Waller's Powder Horn

This powder horn was carried by Virginia rifleman William Waller and is etched with the slogan "LIBERTY or DEATH."
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Earthware chamber pot with blue details and the letters GR.

"GR" Chamber Pot

“GR,” short for Georgius Rex or George the King, was often used on ceramics, including mugs, jugs, and chamber pots.
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This image shows Owen Madden's tune book. It is rectangular and displayed against a plain, white background. The book is in good condition, but rather worn out in the middle running down the middle.

Owen Madden's Tune Book

This handwritten tune book, attributed to Owen Madden, includes actual scores for the music of the American Revolution period.
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Stained and creased handwritten document marked with a red wax seal on the left side

John Chandler Commission

Connecticut native John Chandler received this military commission in the colonial militia in 1771 and later served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
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A large creamware mug featuring the words wilkes and liberty no 45.

"Wilkes and Liberty No 45" Mug

John Wilkes was a satirist turned politician who published the satirical newspaper, The North Briton.
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A bluish-black mug with chipped edges

Redware Mug

Revolutionary War soldier Joshua Warren, who was born in Biddeford, present-day Maine, in 1758, owned this redware mug.
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Image 120120 Collections George Wilsons Sword

George Wilson's Sword

Lieutenant Colonel George Wilson of the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment carried this hanger, also known as a short sword, during the Revolutionary War.
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Image 082720 George Washington Tent Collection

Washington's War Tent

General George Washington's original sleeping and office tent from the Revolutionary War.
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Unfolded sheet of creased and weathered paper with brown cursive handwriting

Council with Native Americans Letter

Colonel John Bull of Pennsylvania wrote to General Thomas Wharton about preparations for a council with the Mohawk, the Cayuga, the Seneca, and the Muncie, Quinault, and Nanticoke people.
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