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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: British troops in Virginia, their depredations

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.052 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 October 1730 Pagination: 2 p. + addr 23 x 18 cm

Summary of Content: Excellent content. Some physical losses to paper. British troops landing in Virginia, their depredations, military movements in the Carolinas and Georgia, activity in the Virginia House of Delegates. Mentions: Portsmouth (Va.), Hampton (Va.), New York (N.Y.), British Fleet-Landings, Augusta (Ga.), Col. Tarlton, Col. Davidson, Lord Cornwallis, Gen. Gates, Benjamin Franklin-Verbal attacks on, Virginia House of Delegates, Military battles.

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

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarContinental ArmyMilitary HistoryFrancePrisoner of WarGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyHealth and MedicalNavyBattleGovernment and CivicsPresidents

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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