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Title
Letter to [Lt. Col. George Campbell, Georgetown?]
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Campbell, George (Recipient)
Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series XXVII. Gen. Leslie's Letter Book

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1781-01-25
Place: Charlestown, S.C.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: EM15480-15704
Physical Description
Transcript of L. S. 3 pp. Fo
Description
Notifies him of Lt. Col. [Banastre] Tarleton's having received a check in advancing on the 17th [Battle of Cowpens]: advises him so as to guard against exaggerated and malevolent reports and to repress any rising; General Greene at present in the Cheraws, east of Pedee; instructs him to send out small parties to harrass the enemy, to send out frequent cavalry patrols and to preserve communications with the writer; to secure provisions in his redoubt; has instructed Captain Saunders of the Queens Rangers to report [to Campbell]; asks information as to Major [James Henry] Craig's expedition, and encloses a cypher for communications.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279695
Calendar number: EM. 15491
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a8a52af0-002d-0130-8ea9-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1781: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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APA Format

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Letter to [Lt. Col. George Campbell, Georgetown?]