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Title
Letter to Sir Henry Clinton [New York]
Names
Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795 (Recipient)
Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823 (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection, [legacy collection]

Series XXVII. Gen. Leslie's Letter Book

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1483 - 1876 (Approximate)
Place: Charles Town, S.C.
Date Created: 1781-10-02
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. 2 pp. Fo
Description
Will comply with Clinton's directions of June 20 and July 13; Lord Rawdon left for England on Aug. 21, but was captured by a French 74-gun ship and taken prisoner to the Chesapeake; transmits Maj. Gen. Gould's dispatches and details disheartening state of affairs; Captain Nisbet delivers these dispatches and will make full explanations, written details not being advisable.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 279733
Calendar number: EM. 15529
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b256e5c0-002d-0130-e2d4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1483: Created (Approximate)
  • 1781: Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1483 - 1876). Letter to Sir Henry Clinton [New York] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c02c9a3b-66b7-7080-e040-e00a180631aa

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter to Sir Henry Clinton [New York]