Document ReferenceNe C 2297
TitleLetter from Sir H. Clinton, to H.F.C. Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 22 Mar. 1782
Date Of Creation22 March 1782
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks Newcastle 'for your goodness to me communicated by Lord Lincoln'; complains of the attacks made upon him; reiterates that he was forced by Lord Cornwallis and the Minister 'in to solid operation in Chesapeake. I repeatedly represented the danger of it if not covered by a Fleet, I was most positively promised a fleet - I had it not-'; blames Sir G Rodney for failure to support him and discusses other failures of the fleet.

Letter headed 'Private'.
Termmilitary campaigns, North America 1782
naval actions, North America 1782

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11338Hood; Samuel (1724-1816); 1st Viscount Hood; M.P. and admiral1724-1816
NA11342Rodney; George Brydges (1719-1792); 1st Baron Rodney; cr. Baron Rodney in 1782; Admiral Royal Navy1719-1792
NA981Clinton; Thomas Pelham- (1752-1795); 3rd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; succ. 1794; styled Earl of Lincoln 1779-17941752-1795
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
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
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