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Copy of letter from Francis McLean to Henry Clinton, 1779

Copy of letter from Francis McLean to Henry Clinton, 1779

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This dispatch concerns the sending of British troops to the Penobscot River in order to protect British interests from the colonists there and to erect Fort George.

The letter is a transcribed copy made between 1894 and 1902 from British archival collections for Joseph Williamson, a lawyer and historian in Belfast.

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