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
LevelItem/file
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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Persons
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
Places
CodePlace name
PL11239/Portsmouth/Virginia/North America
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