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Collection Number: 00290-z

Collection Title: Nathanael Greene Letters, 1778-1783

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Size 24 items
Abstract Nathanael Greene was a Revolutionary War major general in the Continental Army. The collection includes typescript copies of personal, family, military, and political correspondence of Greene to his cousin, Griffin Greene, written from various fields of battle during the Revolution, including Fredericksburg, Va., Philadelphia, West Point, Morristown, and in South Carolina, and containing keen observations on events and personages.
Creator Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Nathanael Greene Letters, #290-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift.
Location of Originals
Original manuscripts at Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio.
Additional Descriptive Resources
Original finding aid is filed in folder 2.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Nathanael Greene (1742-1786) was a Revolutionary War major general in the Continental Army.

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The collection includes typescript copies of personal, family, military, and political correspondence of Greene to his cousin, Griffin Greene, written from various fields of battle during the Revolution, including Fredericksburg, Va., Philadelphia, West Point, Morristown, and in South Carolina, and containing keen observations on events and personages.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, June 2010

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