Document ReferenceNe C 2289/1-2
TitleCopy of letter from Sir H. Clinton, New York [U.S.A.], to Mr Carter; 24 July 1781
Date Of Creation24 July 1781
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionSends papers concerning Lord Cornwallis' operations since joining with the Chesapeake corps and criticises his conduct, especially the retreat to Portsmouth; gives details of the relative forces under his own and Cornwallis' command and of the estimated opposition.
Termmilitary campaigns, North America 1781

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11332Cornwallis; Charles (1738-1805); 1st Marquess Cornwallis1738-1805
NA446Clinton; Henry (1738-1795); Sir; K.B. 1777; M.P.; commander-in-chief in America 1776-78; governor of Gibraltar 1794-95; cousin of 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1738-1795
NA11333Carter; - (fl 1771-1781); Mrfl 1771-1781
CodePlace name
PL11239/Portsmouth/Virginia/North America
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