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Collection Number: 02043-z

Collection Title: Allen Jones Papers, 1781.

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Size 5 items
Abstract Allen Jones was brigadier general of the North Carolina Militia. The collection contains letters concerning military affairs addressed to Brigadier General Jones. Two letters, 10 July and 27 August 1781, are from the Marquis de Lafayette concerning Cornwallis's actions in Virginia and the impending invasion of North Carolina; one letter, 10 July 1781, is from Colonel Josiah Parker; one is from Colonel John Wills; and one, a contemporary handwritten copy, 18 July 1781, is probably from Thomas Burke.
Creator Jones, Allen, 1739-1798.
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 Allen Jones Papers, #2043-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Allen Jones was brigadier general of the North Carolina Militia.

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The collection contains letters concerning military affairs addressed to Brigadier General Jones. Two letters, 10 July and 27 August 1781, are from the Marquis de Lafayette concerning Cornwallis's actions in Virginia and the impending invasion of North Carolina; one letter, 10 July 1781, is from Colonel Josiah Parker; one is from Colonel John Wills; and one, a contemporary handwritten copy, 18 July 1781, is probably from Thomas Burke.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, February 2011

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