• Call Number: C0063_c03554
    Container: Box 31, Folder 8

Skinner, Cortland (1727-1799)

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1775.

Located In: Box 31, Folder 8

Extent: 1 item

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

Brigadier General for Loyalist forces during the American Revolutionary War. Copy of letter to his brother, Lieutenant Colonel William Skinner. Discussing revolution, the role of Congress, and fate of Loyalists, etc. With a warning not to send letters of a political nature unless the courier is completely trustworthy. The copy is attested true by Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress. 2 pp.

Preferred Citation

Skinner, Cortland (1727-1799); 1775; Andre De Coppet Collection, Box 31, Folder 8; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.