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Claypoole, David C. (ca. 1757-1849) Pennsylvania packet or the general advertiser. [Vol. 10, no. 771 (August 21, 1781)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08802 Author/Creator: Claypoole, David C. (ca. 1757-1849) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Newspaper Date: 21 August 1781 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 42.5 x 27.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains reports of activities of the British army near Camden, South Carolina. Refers to the actions of American General Nathanael Greene, British General Charles Cornwallis, and Lord Francis Hastings-Rawdon. Includes a petition of the West India Planters and Merchants to King George III. Contains reports on the activities of various privateers, notices of sale, and advertisements.

People: Claypoole, David C., ca. 1757-1849
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820
Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of, 1754-1826

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyGlobal History and CivicsPrivateeringForeign AffairsRevolutionary War GeneralPetitionCaribbean

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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