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David Griffith, College Camp, Williamsburg, Va., to Major Leven Powell, no place, 1776 July 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: id22714

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Gives details of military action in North Carolina and the Va. peninsula as well as the rumor that General Henry Clinton was killed when his transports were driven ashore in a storm; has heard that Congress declared independence publicly the first of the month and that a member of the Annapolis Convention had visited the courts of Spain and France to gain assurances of an alliance being formed..


  • Creation: 1776 July 8


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From the Collection: 0.85 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English