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Letter from Francis McLean to Henry Clinton, 1779

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Letter from Francis McLean to Henry Clinton, 1779 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter, page 101-103.

British official Henry Clinton describes the Penobscot Expedition battle and the routing of the American fleet in this letter to General McLean.

The poorly organized Americans were little match for the veteran British forces.

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