Fandom

Familypedia

Letters of Dunmore's War

215,480pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

The accompanying letters were written during Dunmore's War of 1774, and collected by Lyman Draper (?-?). Draper's massive collection was given to the Wisconsin Historical Society. Reuben Gold Thwaites and Louise Phelps Kellog examined Drapers Manuscript Collection]] and extract some of the material related to Dunmore's War. Their efforts resulted in the publication of "Documentary History of Dunmore's War by the Wisconsin Historical Society, at the charge of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.

The accompanying letters, taken from Thwaites and Kellogg, 1905 are relevant to specific problems being looked at in the pioneer history of Southwest Virginia, and are cited in relevant articles. This is not intended to be a comprehensive listing and transcription of letters in T&K. For those looking for such a listing this work is available at Google Books.

LetterSynopsis
Campbell to Preston, 17 September 1774 Indian attacks on the Clinch, Maiden Springs Station, Smiths Station
Campbell to Preston, 6 October 1774 Events Measures on the Clinch, Tribulations of command.
Campbell to Preston, 12 October 1774 Attacks on the Clinch concerning continueing attacks. Death of Dale Carter; Smith and Boone in pursuit; Chief Logan's letter

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki