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Clinton, Henry, Sir (1738?-1795) [Appointment of William Dansey a major in the British Army under Lord Cornwallis]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.544 Author/Creator: Clinton, Henry, Sir (1738?-1795) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 14 October 1778 Pagination: 2 p. : vellum : docket ; 33.2 x 41.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by John Smith. Dansey was appointed a "Major to his Majesty's Thirty Third Regiment of Foot Commanded by Lieutenant General Charles Earl Cornwallis: and likewise to be Captain of a Company in said Regiment." Accompanied by paper seal.

People: Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1730?-1795
Smith, John, fl. 1778

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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