Copy of a letter from Lt-Gen. Sir Henry Clinton to Sir George Rodney, re the likelihood of a French force arriving off the American coast shortly, reporting the dispatching of various British forces, his belief that enemy forces will make a concerted attack on New York and their likely numbers, and requesting that Rodney go to New York to assist the British cause.

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Title

Copy of a letter from Lt-Gen. Sir Henry Clinton to Sir George Rodney, re the likelihood of a French force arriving off the American coast shortly, reporting the dispatching of various British forces, his belief that enemy forces will make a concerted attack on New York and their likely numbers, and requesting that Rodney go to New York to assist the British cause.

Date Created

28 June 1781

Creator

Clinton, Henry, Lt-Gen. Sir

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0635