Document ReferenceNe C 2296/1-4
TitleNotes written by Sir H. Clinton containing thoughts on his present situation; 23 Sep. 1781
Date Of Creation23 September 1781
Extent8 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionComments on the considerations affecting the attempt to relieve Cornwallis; suggests that the fleet must force the Chesapeake; comments on Cornwallis' previous movements, provisioning, his own strength; gives Washington's numbers and his estimation of the French.
Termmilitary campaigns, North America 1781

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11332Cornwallis; Charles (1738-1805); 1st Marquess Cornwallis1738-1805
NA9443Washington; George (1732-1799); Mr; 1st President of United States1732-1799
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
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