John Campbell to Henry Clinton about capture of Peleg Wadsworth
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John Campbell, officer in charge of the British troops at Fort George, Castine, wrote this letter to his commanding officer, Sir Henry Clinton, about the disposition of the troops and the capture of General Peleg Wadsworth.
The letter is a transcribed copy from the original, which is at the Public Records Office and Royal Institution of Great Britain. Joseph Williamson of Belfast, Maine, had documents relating to the Penobscot Expedition transcribed between 1894 and 1902.
- Title: John Campbell to Henry Clinton about capture of Peleg Wadsworth
- Creator: Campbell, John
- Creation Date: 1781-03-15
- Subject Date: 1781-03-15
- Local Name: Fort George
- Town: Castine
- County: Hancock
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 112, Box 1/11
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
Newcastle, Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton--Duke of--1720-1794--Letters
Fort George (Castine, Me.)
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Prisons and prisoners--Prisoners of war
Wadsworth, Peleg, 1748-1829
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