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Duportail, Louis L. (fl. 1780) to Nathanael Greene re: strategies for the defense of the camp near Morristown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06911 Author/Creator: Duportail, Louis L. (fl. 1780) Place Written: [Morristown?] Type: Letter Date: [1780/01/15] Pagination: 2 p. [letter fragment] 33.5 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Fragment? Possibly a draft. Docketed on p. 2.

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Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryFranceContinental ArmyMilitary Camp

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