Document ReferenceNe C 2307
TitleLetter from Sir H. Clinton, H.M.S. 'London' off the bar of New York [U.S.A.], to G.S. Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville; 19 Oct. 1781
Date Of Creation19 October 1781
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionEncloses copy of letter from Lord Cornwallis which reports that the enemy are advancing fast but hopes the fleet will arrive in time to relieve him despite their delay.
Termmilitary campaigns, North America 1781
naval actions, North America 1781
maritime vessels, H.M.S. 'London'

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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
NA11335Germain; George Sackville- (1716-1785); 1st Viscount Sackville; soldier and statesman1716-1785
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