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Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: the British, the war in Virginia, fleets

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.068 Author/Creator: Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) Place Written: Caroline Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 07 May 1781 Pagination: 2 p. 22 x 17 cm

Summary of Content: State of the British, the war in Virginia. British plundering "their plunder is immence particularly in slaves." Also mentions: French fleet, Spanish fleet, Dutch fleet, Sir Henry Clinton, Gen. Philips, James River, Williamsburg (Va.), Battle at Blandford, Marquis de Lafayette, Richmond (Va.), Benedict Arnold, Manchester (Md.) [?], Gen. Muhlenberg, York Town (Va.), British Troops-Plunder, Gen. Green.

People: Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1730?-1795
Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel, 1746-1807
Madison, James, Sr. 1723-1801
Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: BattlePresidentMilitary HistoryRevolutionary WarContinental ArmyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAfrican American HistorySlaveryFranceNavy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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