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Sir Peter Parker commanded the squadron at the unsuccessful attack on Fort Moultrie in Charleston, S.C. He aided Howe in the capture of N.Y and reduced R.I.
Chatham Rhode Island The 6th April 1777 Sir I have sent by Lieut d’Auvergne American Prisoners, for whom you will please to give a Receipt and place to our Credit. I am Sir Your Most Obed. Humble Servt. P. Parker
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Peter Parker, Nicholas Cook, Chatham, Rhode Island, prisoners, American Revolution, Revolutionary War
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Parker, Peter, "Letter from Peter Parker to Nicholas Cook regarding American prisoners. Rhode Island, 1777." (1777). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 119.
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