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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: proposes correspondence, military news

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.046 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 August 1780 Pagination: 1 p. 21 x 32 cm

Summary of Content: Good political and friendly letter. Proposes to Madison that they exchange correspondence while Madison serves in Congress. "the rites of [political] friendship." Passes along news of military actions in the South. Mentions General Gates' letter to Congress and the "unhappy affair to the southward."

People: Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803
Madison, James, Sr., 1723-1801

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental CongressPoliticsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryBattle of CamdenPresidents

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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