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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: engagements with the British in Va., Cornwallis

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.055 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 November 1780 Pagination: 2 p. + addr 21 x 17 cm

Summary of Content: Excellent political content. Engagements with the British in Virginia, rumors of the wounding of Cornwallis, Virginia House of Delegates. Other topics: Gen. Muhlenburg, British fleet, Portsmouth (Va.), Lord Cornwallis-Wounding of, Col. Sumpter [Sumter?], Charleston (N.C), Col. Tarlton, Virginia House of Delegates, Old and new money circulation.

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

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: BattleInjury or WoundRevolutionary WarGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyGovernment and CivicsNavyFinanceEconomicsPresidents

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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