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Letter from Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis to Henry Clinton [Extract]
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
May 21, 1780
Volume 15, Page 245

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EARL CORNWALLIS TO SIR HENRY CLINTON.

Camp at Lenews, East Side of Santee,
May 21, 1780.

(Extract.)

The march of the light infantry and forty-second to Monk'scorner will be of use to those corps, and will help to spread alarm through the country; but from what I hear, I do not believe that there can be any necessity for detaining any part of the first embarkation a moment after the ships are ready for them.