Instruction from Henry Clinton to British troops, 1779
Instructions from General Henry Clinton, the commanding officer, to the officer in charge of the British troops being sent to the Penobscot River area to erect a fort and control the rebellious colonists in the area.
The letter is a transcribed copy from the Public Records Office and Royal Institution of Great Britain, made for Joseph Williamson, a lawyer and historian from Belfast, Maine, between 1894 and 1902.
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