Document ReferenceNe C 2308
TitleCopy of letter from Sir H. Clinton, H.M.S. 'London' at the Hook [U.S.A.], to C. Cornwallis, 2nd Earl Cornwallis; 18 Oct. 1781
Date Of Creation18 October 1781
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the fleet is ready to sail; asks on behalf of himself and the Admiral for information of his [Cornwallis's] situation and the position of the enemy fleet to meet off Cape Charles.
Termmilitary campaigns, North America 1781
naval actions, North America 1781
maritime vessels, H.M.S. 'London'

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
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
NA11332Cornwallis; Charles (1738-1805); 1st Marquess Cornwallis1738-1805
CodePlace name
PL11241/Virginia/North America
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