Marquis de Lafayette Letter to General Nathanael Greene
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Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.
- Creation: 1781 May 3
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Originally in the possession of Mrs. Alfred Castle of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Purchased in July 1981. Accession 1981.18. Formerly identified as Mss 81s L2.
19 cm x 30 cm
- Guide to the Marquis de Lafayette Letter to General Nathanael Greene
- Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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