- Skinner, Cortland (1727-1799)
Skinner, Cortland (1727-1799)
This collection is stored at Firestone Library.
Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room
Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre,
Located In: Box 31, Folder 8
Extent: 1 item
Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of
collection items stored in special vault facilities.
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.
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.