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United States. Navy--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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John Dickinson and Thomas McKean letter to Caesar Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0054

Letter from John Dickinson and Thomas McKean, delegates to the Continental Congress, to Caesar Rodney, then President of Delaware. Writing at the direction of Congress, Dickinson and McKean request Rodney appoint a sufficient guard to take custody of sixty-four prisoners captured aboard the British sloop-of-war Harlem.

Dates: 1779 July 22-1779 July 30