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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: Virginia and the war, conduct of forces

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.061 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Edmundsbury Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 March 1781 Pagination: 2 p. 24 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Virginia and the war, conduct of forces, movements of the British, diplomatic questions, Madison's health, Arnold, etc. Lafayette's arrival at Yorktown. Mentions: Lord Cornwallis, Col. Harrison, Col. Williams, Gen. Gregory (traitor), Portsmouth (Va.), Hampton Neck (Va.), York Town (Va.), Count d'Estaigne, the Saratoga [ship?], Annapolis (Md.), York, (Va.), The Marquis de Lafayette, Benedict Arnold, Military rumors.

People: Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Madison, James, Sr., 1723-1801
Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentsRevolutionary WarContinental ArmyMilitary HistoryFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyHealth and MedicalTreasonSpying

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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