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Clinton, Henry, Sir (1738?-1795) Observations on Some Parts of the Answer of Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton's Narrative

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09026 Author/Creator: Clinton, Henry, Sir (1738?-1795) Place Written: s.l. Type: Book signed Date: 1783 Pagination: 442 p.

Summary of Content: And An Answer to that Part of the Narrative of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clinton ... First editions, bound together. Two folding tables. Inscribed, "Sir Henry Clinton's Complements/Lord Brundenell."


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Battle of YorktownGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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