Recover Lost and Stolen Documents

George Washington

Commander-in Chief of the Continental Army, 1775-1783​

All of the stolen War Department documents were stolen by  Howard Harner.

  • Letter from General Washington to Colonel Jeremiah Gilman, March 24, 1780
  • Letter from General Washington to Major Caleb Gibbs, dated June 18, 1780
  • Letter from General Washington to Colonel John Pray, dated July 21, 1781
  • Robert B.L. Findley (Rank unknown) discharge paper signed by General Washington on June 5, 1783
  • John Reynolds (Rank unknown) discharge certificate signed by General Washington on June 7, 1783
  • Jonathan Sheppard (Rank unknown) discharge certificate signed by General Washington on June 7, 1783
  • Jacob Akley (Rank unknown) discharge certificate signed by General Washington on June 9, 1783
  • Samuel Dorr (Rank unknown) discharge certificate signed by General Washington on June 9, 1783
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