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Instruction from Henry Clinton to British troops, 1779

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Instruction from Henry Clinton to British troops, 1779 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 4, page 101.

In April 1779, British official Henry Clinton wrote a letter noting that colonists who pledged loyalty to the British would not be "bothered" in an upcoming battle and would, after the war, receive land in return for their loyalty.

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