Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) to James Madison re: the war in the West Indies and Charleston
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News of the War in West Indies, situation at Charleston, S.C., plight of Pendleton's nephew, a British prisoner there, acknowledgment of U.S. Independence by the Dutch (John Adams, Ambassador), powers of Congress, settlement of pre-war merchant debt, finances of Virginia and war debt.
Mentions: West Indies, Richmond (Va.), Count Rochambeau, Count De Grasse, Military rumors, Baltimore (Md.), Gen. Greene, Charleston (S.C.), Harry Pendleton, Gen. Leslie, Lord Cornwallis, trade with Britain, Powers of Congress, War debt.
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