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Clinton, George (1739-1812) to Abraham Ten Broeck

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08101 Author/Creator: Clinton, George (1739-1812) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 05 August 1779 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Ordering the capture of St. Leger and his "party of savages and tories under the command of Brandt" [Col. Joseph Brant]

People: Clinton, George, 1739-1812

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryLoyalistAmerican Indian HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsPrisoner of WarVice President

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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